Midwest Flooding

Record flooding has been seen to our south.  The worst of which is near the small town of Cairo IL.  This town sits on the southern most tip of Illinois, right where the Ohio River and the Mississippi River meet.   Record flooding in the area has forced the government to blow a flood levee, allowing the flood waters to rush into the Birds Point-New Madrid Floodway in Missouri, saving Cairo from being washed away.  More on this story can be seen HERE. Here are some of the amazing pictures captured by NASA Satellites. This is a before picture of the region…