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    Upper Mississippi Flood Thread

    Hey guys, I hope y'all are doing well w/the high water. I've been listening to this info. in the news: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000...googlenews_wsj

    Anybody know how this would be best played out?


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    I saw on the news today about blowing up the leve's to reduce the flooding inland. ???
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    Quote Originally Posted by driveumhard View Post
    I saw on the news today about blowing up the leve's to reduce flooding inland. ???
    Yes, that happened on Tuesday, I think. The ACoE blew the levee, sacrificing about a hundred homes and a few thousand acres of crops, in order to save the towns of Cairo and New Madrid. That is the way I understood it from the news I've been reading.

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