May 112011
 

Crowds gather near the Mississippi River to see the rising water level for themselves at the Audubon Riverside Park Wednesday evening. The Mississippi River was measured at 16.98 ft. at 9:00 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

A barge passes down the Mississippi River at the Audubon Riverside Park Wednesday evening. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Crowds gather to see the rising Mississippi River at Audubon Riverside Park Wednesday evening. The Mississippi River was measured at 16.98 ft. at 9:00 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

  • Gray

    What is wrong with these people? This isn’t water you should be sticking your feet in. As for the girl in the purple dress, one wrong step and she’s gone, washed away in the strong currents of the river.