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Rising Water: Southern Flooding Slideshow

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May 06, 2011

The bloated Mississippi River and several other major water arteries have swamped huge swaths of farmland in the American South and Midwest over the past couple weeks, creating massive flooding from Minnesota to Louisiana. Meteorologists warn heavy rains will continue to trigger flooding until early June.



AP: The rising waters of Lake Ferguson flood the Greenville Yacht Club in the foreground and are forcing the evacuation of the Lighthouse Point Casino, left rear, in Greenville, Miss., May 5, 2011.

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