Watch the Mississippi rise

Our heavy rains in June are making the Mississippi River and its tributaries swell up. View a time-lapse photo stream of the river's rise below. We take a picture a day from a camera mounted on a pillar just above you.

Mississippi River Time Lapse

Read meteorologist Paul Douglas's analysis of why four of our past five Junes have been significantly wetter than average. Local rainfall this June has been coming at the highest pace since 1871.

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