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Old 06-30-2014, 06:38 PM   #1
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Mississippi River Flooding

Should make for an interesting week of camping by the river. Luckily our spot is far enough away we shouldn't be impacted though......

Unfortunately our local community is being impacted.

River crest could hit near record levels - CBS4 News WHBF-TV Quad Cities

And some fireworks shows have already been canceled..... Bummer

Red, White, and Boom! cancelled - CBS4 News WHBF-TV Quad Cities
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We lived in Moline from the fall of 62 until summer of 81 and can't remember many if any years the Mississippi and Rock River didn't flood. Don't remember it being this late tho'.
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It does food a lot, but not typically this bad.
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Here is our campground, supposed to crest tomorrow.
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Here is our campground, supposed to crest tomorrow.
Looks like a water wing advisory.....
Are you there now??????

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Yep! If it makes it to our camper there are major problems! That is actually covering a bike path already and the tent campers have to take an alternate route to get to their tents.
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OHHHHH Brother!!!

I guess there is someone watching this with a hard eye.

Keep dry and be safe.
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1969 flood was a whopper also. IH built a 10' dike around the plant and then 3' of sandbags on top of that. Came to within about a foot of going over. Cost them over $1,000,000 for the dike. We never missed a day of work, but were on pins and needles every day with 10'-12' of water on 2 sides of us.
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I worked at John Deere Harvester Works from 78 thru 81, and remember flood waters one time, being up and into the back lot where all of the finished combines were parked. Seen a picture today of the QC River Bandits Stadium in Davenport. Looks like an island in itself and they are still planning on playing their weekend series with it being like that.
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Are you at the campground near the I-80/88 intersection on the Rock River? (near Barstow, it's called Lundeens Landing?)

(I just looked at it with the Birdseye view on Bing maps and it doesn't look like your pic, so I'm guessing you're somewhere else.)
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