The Mississippi River's crest has left homes and businesses submerged, roads washed out, and residents in communities along its banks displaced with a huge mess to clean up in its wake.
FOX News Radio's Eben Brown had a first-hand look at the flooding in Memphis and describes the conditions there:
As the flood threat begins to move past the Memphis area and onward towards the Mississippi Delta region, many people are just coming to grips with what the mighty river has left behind. At this point, the levees in Memphis have remained intact.
Listen HERE to Steve Barry, Emergency Operations Chief at the Army Corps of Engineers Memphis District commenting on the levees:
Listen HERE to a Memphis resident's levee concerns:
In Tunica, Mississippi houses and casinos are underwater, and the damage unable to be calculated until the water recedes.
Listen HERE to a resident of Tunica, MS:
Scott Geoff from Tunica MS Fire & Rescue had this to say:
Meanwhile, preparations are being made for more flooding even further downriver. Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal is urging communities along the Mississippi to be on alert and prepare now for evacuations although flooding isn't expected there for a few more days.
Listen HERE to Louisiana Governor Jindal's comments:
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