FLOOD WALLS GO UP In St. Louis – Fears Grow As Mississippi Reaches Record Levels (Video)
St. Louis is facing record floods after 10 inches of rain hit the metro area this weekend.
The St. Louis region if facing major flooding after the historic rains.
The purple dots reflect major flooding along the Mississippi River in St. Louis.
The flood walls went up in downtown St. Louis this weekend.
Flood wall going up in downtown St Louis pic.twitter.com/k9ptEPK9SM
— Sweet Polly Purebred (@shesova) December 27, 2015
The Mississippi River is expected to crest at record levels on Wednesday or Thursday.
The Mississippi River at St.Louis expected to crest at 2nd highest level on record behind the Great Flood of 1993 pic.twitter.com/UYsOHeeDHo
— Greg Diamond (@gdimeweather) December 27, 2015
The Mississippi River is expected to crest on Thursday just shy of 45 feet.
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency across the state on Sunday.