Mississippi River Update

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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - The Mississippi River continues to rise through the week. The crest is now occurring at Lansing. Details on crest timing and impacts are listed below.

Lansing: Holding steady around 14.6 feet. This is below the flood stage of 17 feet.

Lynxville, Wisc. (across from Harpers Ferry): Holding steady at 624.1 through tomorrow. This is below the flood stage of 625 feet.

McGregor: Currently at 16.7 feet, rising to 17 feet tomorrow and holding steady through Friday. At 16 feet, the Washington Street Bridge to Saint Feriole Island begins to flood and is closed. Pumping operations are underway. At 16.5 feet, water may begin to go over the road covering part of Highway C near Highway 18. At 17 feet, minor lowland flooding begins, and access to parks near the river in Prairie du Chien is affected.

Guttenberg: Rise above the flood stage of 15 feet to 15.1 feet on Thursday, then remain fairly steady through Friday morning. At 15 feet, minor lowland flooding begins to occur. At 15.5 feet, the water is over Marina Road.

Dubuque: Rise above the flood stage of 17 feet later today and continue rising to 18.2 feet Friday, then remain fairly steady through Saturday morning. At 14 feet, water inundates the lower end of City Island. Water is at the edge of the Shore Acres subdivision and the Bent Prop Marina area in East Dubuque. At 15 feet, water affects yards in East Dubuque’s Shore Acres subdivision. At 17 feet, water affects homes in Shore Acres in East Dubuque. At 17.5 feet, water affects Basten Road in East Dubuque. At 18 feet, water reaches the bottom of the East Dubuque Flats levee.

Bellevue: Rise to 16.5 feet on Saturday, then remain fairly steady through Sunday morning. This is below the flood stage of 17 feet. At 14 feet, water affects the camping areas at Blanding Landing and Pleasant Creek Recreation Areas. At 16.5 feet, water affects a convenience store on the south end of Bellevue east of Ridgeview. Water is also at the base of foundations of the lowest businesses on Riverview near Jefferson St.