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Flooding in Memphis – Update May 10

Posted by feww on May 10, 2011

Mississippi River in Memphis rose 14.59 meters (47.87 feet) 

Mississippi River Hydrograph at Memphis, Tennessee

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Memphis Flooding – Satellite Images

Click images to enlarge.  Download largst image (4 MB, JPEG)  Top image taken on  May 10, 2011 

These photo-like images were taken by Thematic Mapper on Landsat 5 on May 10, 2011 (Top), and on April 21, 2010 (Bottom).
Top image shows muddy flood waters covering the area between West Memphis and Memphis inundating a floodplain northwest of Treasure Island. Source: NASA-EO.  Download largest image (4 MB, JPEG) 

Homes in Mud Island near Memphis are flooded by the rising Mississippi river, May 10, 2011. Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images. Image may be subject to copyright.

Rainfall Total Over the Next 5 Days

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Significant River Flood Outlook

River Flooding Maps

40 Gauges: Major Flooding.  Click images to enlarge.  

42 Gauges: Moderate Flooding

83 Gauges: Minor Flooding

109 Gauges: Near Flood Stage

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