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Mississippi flooding crashes over West

The flooding in Davenport has reached River Drive with water deep enough to surround buildings. Geese and ducks are able to venture from the river to the downtown area.

Laurence Walker, Reporter

May 9, 2019

On Tuesday, April 30, the levee that has been up for over a month holding the record high flooding from the Mississippi river broke, and crashed over downtown Davenport. According to KWQC, the river levels reached 22.64 feet on Thursday, May 2, surpassing the previous record of 21.63 feet set in 199...

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