NEWS
Floods Threaten Midwest Planting
Bryce Anderson DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Wed Apr 17, 2013 04:17 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- After a winter when low water levels threatened to halt barge traffic, the Mississippi River has seen heavy enough rain that the river from the Quad Cities south to St. Louis could have its most extensive flooding since 2008 during the next week.

The Mississippi River valley is not the only area affected by flood potential. As of Wednesday afternoon, flash flood and flood bulletins issued by the National Weather Service were in effect from northern Wisconsin to south-central Illinois.

"Today through Thursday, we're looking at rainfall in eastern and southeastern Iowa of two-and-a-half to four inches," ...

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