River stage: 18.97 ft. Falling
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PHOTO GALLERIESSouthern Illinois after the flood
The floodwater has receded in Cairo and Olive Branch, leaving behind an array of destruction.
Gov. Nixon surveys damage in the floodway
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon surveys the damage in the Birds Point-New Madrid Floodway Wednesday, July 13, 2011.
A vacant Pinhook, Mo.
Floodwater from the breached Birds Point levee has left the town of Pinhook, Mo. void of residents as seen on Thursday, June 16, 2011.
Cairo community Service of Thanksgiving
A Service of Thanksgiving was held at Cairo High School on Saturday, June 4, 2011, to celebrate the city being spared from flooding destruction.
Birds Point-New Madrid Floodway after the breach
The waters in the Birds Point-New Madrid Floodway are receding, leaving behind a desolate Mississippi County landscape as seen on Wednesday, June 1, 2011.
Olive Branch, Ill. flood cleanup
Flood cleanup is underway in the Olive Branch, Ill. and Horseshoe Lake area since floodwaters have receded.
Return to Birds Point
A closer look at the breach of Birds Point levee and the receding water in the floodway.
Morehouse, Mo. after the flood
Morehouse, Mo. residents clean out their flood damaged homes Wednesday, May 11, 2011.
Flood recovery assistance and receding water
Gov. Jay Nixon addressed the community during a Community Response Meeting in Sikeston Mo., on Tuesday, May 10, 2011. The meeting aimed to assist flood victims by connecting them with state programs and agencies that can help them recover.
Birds Point-New Madrid floodway
Birds Point-New Madrid floodway Monday, May 9, 2011.
Flooding at Commerce, Mo.
Mississippi River floodwaters are receding Sunday, May 8, 2011 in Commerce, Mo.
Shawnee Community College Shelter
Residents forced out of their homes from spring floodwater find shelter at Shawnee Community College in Ullin, Ill.
2011 Spring Flooding: Monday, April 25
Days of heavy rain have caused flooding along the Diversion Channel, Mississippi River and other waterways up and down Southeast Missouri.
Playlist: Southeast Missourian flood videos
Use the arrows on each side of the video player to scroll through video shot by the Southeast Missourian during the 2011 flood.