(Des Moines Register) During the historic flooding in July 1993, the Mississippi River near Davenport rose to its highest level ever: 22.63 feet.
That record is no more.
The river hit 22.64 feet shortly before noon Thursday, the National Weather Service reported, and the water continues to rise.
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The river is expected to reach 22.7 feet by Friday, the weather service said. Even with a dry weekend, it's not projected to fall below 22 feet until late Sunday.