The Mississippi River is finally receding, after cresting for a second time this month. The second crest of 16.86FT was reached yesterday, Monday, October 23. With this crest, the river is projected to fall below 15FT by Monday, October 30. It is likely the river will not fall below 13FT until late next week.
The current river level is 16.76. Roads, trails and facilities will re-open as the river falls, debris can be removed, and areas cleaned.