Pictures: The Rising Mississippi River

* 8:15 P.M. — LATEST RIVER READING: 16.91 FEET. FLOOD STAGE IS 17 FEET. I took these pictures in the Riverbend area at Carrollton Ave. & River Rd. On the river side of the levee, water is up way past where it normally is. The current is incredible. It’s amazing to see the number of […]

Video: The Rising Mississippi River

I shot this video today in the Riverbend area, behind Cooter Brown’s (Carrollton Ave. at River Rd.) on the river side of the levee.

Pictures: The Raging Mississippi River

The first four pictures were taken from the levee under the Huey P. Long bridge along River Road (1). The next five were taken a little farther downriver on River Road, across from Ochsner Hospital (2). The current is raging and it’s a pretty impressive sight. Still, the water has a very long way to […]