Mississippi River Continues to Sit Above Flood Stage in Cape Girardeau

The Mississippi River continues to remain above flood stage in Cape Girardeau. As of Monday Morning the river stood at 35.3 feet. The River has now been above flood stage for 132 consecutive days. The river broke a record early last week of 125 days at or above flood stage. This 26 year-old record was set back in 1993. Monday was the first time the river was lower than 37 feet, since the middle of March. City works continue to operate the pumping stations around the clock. City officials say, roads in the Red Star area will likely open in the next couple of days.

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