Ohio River at Record Level at Cairo
Published: May. 1, 2011 at 3:56 PM CDT
(KFVS) -- The Ohio River at Cairo, Illinois has moved in to uncharted waters. The river passed the previous record (59.5 feet in 1937) at 2:00 a.m. Sunday morning, according to the National Weather Service.
At 11:00 a.m. the Ohio River at Cairo is at 59.83 feet. The latest forecast information available, last evening, has Ohio River cresting at 60.5 feet.