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Cash Market Moves
Mary Kennedy DTN Basis Analyst
Mon Jan 11, 2016 10:33 AM CST

As predicted, the glut of water from heavy rains and melting snow that caused extensive flooding along the Mississippi River in Missouri and southern Illinois the past couple weeks is making its way farther south toward the Gulf of Mexico. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and shipping companies are scrambling to deal with the unusual winter flood.

On Sunday, Jan. 10, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers opened the Bonnet Carre Spillway to keep the volume of Mississippi River flows at New Orleans from exceeding 1.25 million cubic feet per second as the flood waters moved south into Baton ...

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