Spring Storm Flooding

April 17, 2013 - 3:29 PM
FILE - This Dec. 5, 2012 file photo provided by The United States Coast Guard shows barges passing in tight quarters due to low water levels as they navigate the Mississippi River near St. Louis. The Mississippi River, so low for much of the winter that barge traffic was nearly halted, could reach up to 10 feet above flood stage by the middle of next week in parts of Iowa, Illinois and Missouri, National Weather Service hydrologists said Wednesday, April 17, 2013. (AP Photo/United States Coast Guard, Colby Buchanan)