PBS NewsHour

Mississippi River Flooding Hits Historic Levels, Tests...

Clip: 05/09/2011 | 14m 10s

The Mississippi River approached its highest level ever Monday, forcing the city of Memphis to evacuate homes as they wait for the river to peak, which is expected as early as tonight. Jeffrey Brown gets the latest on the surging flood waters from Memphis Mayor A C Wharton and the Army Corps of Engineers' Steve Stockton.

Aired: 05/09/11

Rating: NR

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