APTOPIX Mississippi River Flooding

May 12, 2011 - 1:15 PM
Houses and property along the Mississippi River near Tunica, Miss., are flooded by the Mississippi River, Wednesday, May 11, 2011. Gov. Haley Barbour and other officials took an aerial trip along the Mississippi River and some of its tributaries to view the spreading damage from the flood waters. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)