Two weeks after it crested in the Quad Cities, the Mississippi River has finally fallen below flood stage. The National Weather Service says Thursday morning it measured two-tenths of a foot below flood stage, and it will continue to fall.
Minor flooding continues in the Quad Cities - Friday the Mississippi River is one foot above flood stage. It should hold near that level through the weekend, then begin to rise and by late next week reach two feet over flood stage.
The Mississippi River is causing moderate flooding in the Quad Cities on Monday, and should crest tonight slightly higher, at nearly a foot and-a-half above flood stage. Then it should drop half a foot, slowly during the next week.
The predicted crest for the Mississippi River in the Quad Cities has been raised since Tuesday, but only by several tenths of a foot. The National Weather Service now says the river should rise from Wednesday's level of one foot below flood stage, and reach 2.3 feet over flood stage by Saturday.