Mississippi Forcing Port To Limit Shipping

Saturday, March 29th 2008, 9:51 pm
By: News On 6

The Mississippi River continues to rise well-above the flood stage near Memphis and it's having an impact in Green Country.  All the high water is forcing the Port of Catoosa to limit commercial shipping.

The Coast Guard is taking the same measures all along the lower Mississippi River Region because of the high water conditions.

The Mississippi River is expected to crest at 37 feet sometime this weekend.

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