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Low water on the Mississippi River impacting barge traffic

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Some communities between St. Louis and New Orleans may see record low water levels. The National Weather Service predicts the reading at Memphis, Tennessee, will reach its second-lowest level ever by Oct. 13. Nearly all of the Mississippi River basin, from Minnesota through Louisiana, has seen below-normal rainfall.
Published 4 months ago · Bloomington, United States

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Low water affects Mississippi River barge traffic

The National Weather Service predicts the Mississippi River at Memphis will reach its second-lowest level ever by Oct. 13. The drought is limiting barge traffic, just as crops harvested in the early fall need to be moved.

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Low water on the Mississippi River impacting barge traffic

Parts of the Mississippi River are so low from weeks of drought that barge traffic is being limited at the worst possible time — as crop harvests begin.

4 months ago·Cherokee County, United States
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