Mississippi River Flood of 2011 flight over Yazoo City are and Vicksburg 6 days before crest
Bridge outside Yazoo City
Outside Yazoo City – personal levee around house, out buildings gone
Mississippi River back water overflows Yazoo River channel (curve between trees)
House on stilts between Yazoo  and Vicksburg – water almost too high for the stilts
Mississippi Overflow near Vicksburg
Last chance to land in Vicksburg, water will cover runway when it crests
Crops gone, lone house with personal levee still dry near Vicksburg
Vicksburg residents parking where the water meets the road and taking boats
Mississippi River at Vicksburg -- area looks dry and green from the air, until you see that everything under the tree cano...
Vicksburg – Ameristar Casino
Vicksburg casino
Flood wall working for downtown Vicksburg so far
Owners of buildings outside of flood wall not so lucky
Business as usual on the river
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Mississippi flood 2011

  1. 1. Mississippi River Flood of 2011 flight over Yazoo City are and Vicksburg 6 days before crest
  2. 2. Bridge outside Yazoo City
  3. 3. Outside Yazoo City – personal levee around house, out buildings gone
  4. 4. Mississippi River back water overflows Yazoo River channel (curve between trees)
  5. 5. House on stilts between Yazoo and Vicksburg – water almost too high for the stilts
  6. 6. Mississippi Overflow near Vicksburg
  7. 7. Last chance to land in Vicksburg, water will cover runway when it crests
  8. 8. Crops gone, lone house with personal levee still dry near Vicksburg
  9. 9. Vicksburg residents parking where the water meets the road and taking boats
  10. 10. Mississippi River at Vicksburg -- area looks dry and green from the air, until you see that everything under the tree canopy is water
  11. 11. Vicksburg – Ameristar Casino
  12. 12. Vicksburg casino
  13. 13. Flood wall working for downtown Vicksburg so far
  14. 14. Owners of buildings outside of flood wall not so lucky
  15. 15. Business as usual on the river
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