The Mississippi River’s retreat in Hannibal is continuing Wednesday afternoon. At noon, the Mississippi River was at 18.4 feet, which is a half-foot drop in 24 hours. Over the past two days the river has fallen by almost a foot.


The Mississippi River’s retreat in Hannibal is continuing Wednesday afternoon. At noon, the Mississippi River was at 18.4 feet, which is a half-foot drop in 24 hours. Over the past two days the river has fallen by almost a foot.
Similar dips were also being seen in Saverton (down 0.52 of a foot to 17.68 feet), Louisiana (down 0.59 of a foot to 17.65 feet) and Clarksville (down 0.45 of a foot to 28.24 feet).
While still above moderate flood stage in Hannibal (18 feet) that is expected to change over the upcoming weekend.