Mississippi River crests just below expected level in Cape Girar - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Mississippi River crests just below expected level in Cape Girardeau, MO

(Source: NOAA) (Source: NOAA)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) -

According to the National Weather Service, the Mississippi River was scheduled to crest overnight on Saturday, May 6 in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.

The river crested at 9:30 p.m. at 45.99 ft which makes it the 6th highest crest on record in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

The river was originally expected to crest at 46 ft but barely missed the mark.

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