Flooding peaks in Memphis; downstream danger lurks

Philly: As the Mississippi River approached its high point Tuesday in Memphis and attention turned to a time-consuming clean up, farmers downriver built homemade levees to protect their crops and engineers diverted water into a lake to ease the pressure on New Orleans levees. Inmates in the state's largest prison were evacuated to higher ground and officials contemplated whether to open another spillway north of Baton Rouge. The soaking in Memphis was isolated to low-lying neighborhoods, and forced......

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