Dorena-Hickman Ferry shut down Sunday due to high winds - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Dorena-Hickman Ferry shut down Sunday due to high winds

DORENA, MO (KFVS) -

The Dorena-Hickman Ferry has halted service on Sunday as of approximately 2:30 p.m., due to high winds.

The wind created 3 to 4 ft. swells on the Mississippi River, forcing the ferry to halt operation for the rest of the day.

The ferry plans to reopen on the normal schedule on Monday morning.

The Dorena-Hickman Ferry connects KY 1354 at Hickman, Kentucky, with Missouri Route A and Route 77 near Dorena, Missouri.

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