The Mississippi River continues to rise near record levels.  In Memphis, the river is expected to crest to about 48 feet by Tuesday. 

Bob Nations Jr. with Shelby County Emergency Management talks about what lies ahead with an event such as this:

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This is what one Memphis resident had to say about the flooding.

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FOX News Radio's Jennifer Keiper has more on the history of the Mississippi River flooding:

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Editor's Note: Officials in Memphis are confident that the levee system will protect the city's world-famous musical landmarks like Graceland & Beale Street.