2011 Great Flood of Mississippi River, USA. Why This Big Surprise?

The Great Flood of Mississippi in Vicksburg - May 2011
After the torrential rains of April 2011, Mississippi River started swelling with flood water moving down from the northern states to the lower Mississippi River valley. According to the Los Angeles Times report of May 20, 2011, Mississippi River along Vicksburg crested at 57.1 feet (14.1 feet above flood stage), Continue reading 2011 Great Flood of Mississippi River, USA. Why This Big Surprise?