Low Mississippi River levels back again – Voice Of Muscatine

Low Mississippi River levels back again

Mississippi River levels remain low for the second consecutive year, which could affect grain shipments in the new crop marketing year.

Mark Fuchs, a senior service hydrologist with the National Weather Service in St. Louis, says August rains helped raise river levels, but there’s no meaningful rain in the forecast to continue that trend.

“Our forecast in the next few weeks has the river levels going as low as -4. That’s low.

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