As Drought now effects half the country the Mississippi is seeing record low water levels

Low water levels are allowed treasure hunters to comb the shoreline of the Mississippi River on October 18, near Portageville, Missouri. Scott Olson/Getty Images

Revelation 16:9 “They were scorched by the fierce heat, and they cursed the name of God who had power over these plagues. They did not repent and give him glory.”

Important Takeaways:

  • Before and after: See how the Mississippi River and its tributaries have dropped to record lows
  • Drone video of the Mississippi River near Memphis shows how far the mighty river has contracted away from its banks.
  • The river dropped to minus-10.75 feet there earlier this week, according to data from the National Weather Service, which was the lowest level ever recorded in Memphis.
  • Half of the contiguous US is covered by moderate or worse drought conditions – the third-highest value of the year so far and the highest since March.

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