Tuesday, May 3, 2011

5-3-11: Video of New Madrid Floodway (Before and After Levee 2nd Breech)

Mississippi River Updates:




Updates:

RiverGages.com


 
UPDATES: ARMY CORPS ENGINEERS:

Monday, May 9, 2011
The Bonnet Carré Spillway will be open on Monday, May 9, 2011 in order to keep the volume of Mississippi River flows at New Orleans from exceeding 1.25 million cubic feet per second (cfs). Opening procedures will begin at approximately 8 a.m. Media and the general public are allowed to view the spillway opening at the Bonnet Carré Spillway Project Office, located at 16302 River Roadin Norco, Louisiana. The opening of the Bonnet Carre Spillway can be watched from your computer by going to the following link http://www.ustream.tv/channel/bonnet-carre. We anticipate the channel will be live at approximately 0755 on Monday, May 9, 2011.


SECOND LEVEE BLAST NEW MADRID ON FAULT LINE

NEW MADRID FLOODING 5-3-2011 10 AM

Levee breach at Birds Point New Madrid Flood 5-3-2011 9.20.00 AM

NEW MADRID FLOODING 5-3-2011 8 AM


Story link: BeforeitsNews.com



Related Mississppi River Flooding 2011:

HoumaToday:Flood will deal blow to struggling oystermen
The corps is also considering opening the Morganza Spillway, about 35 miles northwest of Baton Rouge. It diverts river water into the Atchafalaya Basin. It hasn't been opened since 1973.  (read more)

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