Still Above Flood Stage, But Falling Slowly
The Mississippi River is still well above flood stage, but should begin to fall soon in the Quad Cities. The National Weather Service says the river is now 5.7 feet over flood stage here, and should start dropping this weekend, falling as much as three feet by next weekend.
Upstream at Dubuque, the river is three feet over flood stage and falling. It should drop below flood stage by next Thursday.
And at Muscatine today, the river is six and a half feet over flood stage, and will probably hold at that level through the weekend, then begin to fall.
The Rock River in Moline is nearly two and a half feet over flood stage Friday, but by the end of next week it should finally fall below flood stage again.