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Mississippi river floods have put a damper on the area's deer #hunting. http://www.alloutdoor.com/2016/01/12/mississippi-river-flooding-halts-deer-hunts/

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Most of the Mississippi River delta plain is losing ground, but new land is forming in Atchafalaya Bay at the mouths of the Wax Lake Outlet and the Atchafalaya River. Wax Lake Outlet is an artificial channel built to reduce the severity of floods in Morgan City, Louisiana. The Atchafalaya is a distributary of the Mississippi River. Combined, their deltas grow an estimated 2.8 square kilometers (1.1 square mile) per year. Floods transport large amounts of sediment to Atchafalaya Bay, while…

from Mail Online

Islands in the stream: The extraordinary homemade dams holding back the Mississippi as desperate residents try to save their homes

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from Boston.com

Mississippi River flooding

Mississippi River flooding / Flooding caused by heavy rains create a whirilpool in a parking lot on Goodman Road in Horn Lake, Miss.

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from the Guardian

Mississippi flooding threatens US midwest as rivers swell in heavy rains

The swollen Mississippi River has crept across River Drive in Davenport in this aerial photo taken Thursday. The Figge Art Museum is at the left of the photo, and the Rhythm City Casino is at the right. (John Schultz, Quad-City Times)

from Mail Online

Islands in the stream: The extraordinary homemade dams holding back the Mississippi as desperate residents try to save their homes

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