Flooding In Mississippi River

The Mississippi River reaching record crests and causing the flood around and may be the worst may still be to come. A few parts of Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee, Illinois, and Arkansas will soon to have more floods. Precautionary measuring are taking place by authorities but it reality no one can fight with nature. The condition of of current situation can be seen in 33 bigshots.

Flooding In Mississippi River

1. Floodwaters from the Mississippi River on May 3 swamp the area north of New Madrid, Mo. (Jeff Roberson/AP)

Flooding In Mississippi River

2. Sally Nance walks through floodwater as she helps her neighbors remove clothes from their home May 4 in Tiptonville, Tenn. Heavy rains have caused widespread flooding in Missouri, Tennessee, Illinois, Kentucky and Arkansas. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Flooding In Mississippi River

3. Volunteers fill sandbags against rising floodwater May 7 in Memphis. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Flooding In Mississippi River

4. An explosion lights up the night sky as the the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers blows an 11,000 foot hole in the Birds Point levee in Mississippi County, Mo. on May 2 to protect nearby Cairo, Ill. (David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/AP)

Flooding In Mississippi River

5. Water flows through an intentional breech in the Birds Point levee May 3 in Mississippi County, Mo. after engineers blew the levee up in an effort to protect nearby Cairo, Ill. from rising floodwaters. (Jeff Roberson/AP)

Flooding In Mississippi River

6. Roy Presson embraces his daughters Catherine (left) and Amanda as they stand on the edge of State Highway HH looking out at their family farm on May 3 in Wyatt, Mo. The Presson home and 2,400 acres of land that they farmed was flooded when engineers blew a hole in a levee to save the town of Cairo, Ill. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Flooding In Mississippi River

7. Floodwater surrounds homes May 3. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Flooding In Mississippi River

8. Residents in Elizabethtown, Ill. build a wall of sandbags to hold back the rising water on May 3. (Stephen Rickerl/The Southern Illinoisan/AP)

Flooding In Mississippi River

9. With Green River floodwater over his calves, Daniel Davis stands in the kitchen with personal belongings on sawhorses May 3 in Livermore, Ky. (John Dunham/Messenger-Inquirer/AP)

Flooding In Mississippi River

10. Floodwater engulfs a home after engineers blew a hole in a levee to divert water from the town of Cairo, Ill. May 3 near Wyatt, Mo. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Flooding In Mississippi River

11. Water floods downtown Tiptonville, Tenn. May 3. (Erik Schelzig/AP)

Flooding In Mississippi River

12. Workers use a boat to recover supplies from a flooded grain elevator May 4 in Caruthersville, Mo. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Flooding In Mississippi River

13. Johnny Sanders (center) listens as Jimmy Barnes (second from left) and Dr. Nancy Coleman speak about their potential flooding situation as they review U.S. Army Corps of Engineers maps May 4 at a public meeting in Rolling Fork, Miss. (Rogelio V. Solis/AP)

Flooding In Mississippi River

14. The Quad Cities River Bandits and the Peoria Chiefs play a baseball game April 20 inside Modern Woodmen Park in Davenport, Iowa. The rising flood waters of the Mississippi River surround the stadium which is protected by a flood wall. (Paul Colletti/The Dispatch/AP)

Flooding In Mississippi River

15. Flooding caused by heavy rains create a whirilpool in a parking lot on Goodman Road in Horn Lake, Miss. (Stan Carroll/The Commercial Appeal/AP)

Flooding In Mississippi River

16. Mollie Russell, Andre Statam, Zack Williams and Paige Jenkins, eighth-graders at Massac Junior High School, fill sandbags where a swollen Ohio River near the confluence with the Mississippi River has started to flood part of the town on April 27 in Metropolis, Ill. (Whitney Curtis/Getty Images)

Flooding In Mississippi River

17. Inmates from an area prison load sandbags onto a truck May 1 in Cairo, Ill. Most of the city's remaining residents heeded a mandatory evacuation order, prompted by river water seeping up through the ground behind a levee. (Jeff Roberson/AP)

Flooding In Mississippi River

18. This NOAA satellite image taken May 02 shows a thick band of clouds stretching from the Great Lakes, down the Ohio and Mississippi River Valleys, and into Texas. This system pulls ample moisture in from the Gulf of Mexico and triggers periods of heavy rain and thunderstorms across the region. (Weather Underground/AP)

Flooding In Mississippi River

19. Houses are surrounded by floodwater May 3 in Pinhook, Mo. (Jeff Roberson/AP)

Flooding In Mississippi River

20. Friends help remove furniture from the flooded home of Oma and Robert Gardner May 4 in Tiptonville, Tenn. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Flooding In Mississippi River

21. Cyril Forck, 90, catches a small perch fish from his backyard deck, which is usually 50 feet away from the edge of the Mississippi River, on Mud Island in Memphis, Tenn. May 4. (Lance Murphey/AP)

Flooding In Mississippi River

22. Mark Mazzone of the Army Corps of Engineers inspects seepage from the Mississippi River coming through the Hickman Flood Wall May 4 in Hickman, Ky. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Flooding In Mississippi River

23. Michele Easter holds her daughter Caitlyn while she receives a tetanus shot from Sonya Jaquet May 5 in Metropolis, Ill. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Flooding In Mississippi River

24. Robert Gardner looks over his flooded neighborhood from the porch of his home May 6 in Tiptonville, Tenn. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Flooding In Mississippi River

25.Linley Dennis plays in a boat while her parents and grandfather work the motor in their flooded front yard in Big Boy Junction May 6 near Finley, Tenn. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Flooding In Mississippi River

26. Workers fill sandbags into the night in Memphis, Tenn. May 6. (Eric Thayer/Reuters)

Flooding In Mississippi River

27. Jonathan White and Leandra Felton wade through slowly rising floodwaters with items from their home in Memphis May 7. (Eric Thayer/Reuters)

Flooding In Mississippi River

28. Property owners and hired workers erect temporary flood walls along the Mississippi River in Natchez, Miss. May 7. (Gerald Herbert/AP)

Flooding In Mississippi River

29. A windsurfer is seen on the rising Mississippi River in downtown Memphis May 7. (Mary Wisniewski/Reuters)

Flooding In Mississippi River

30. Lesli Lambert (left) and Tammi St. John row through their neighborhood as floodwaters slowly rise in Finley, Mo. May 7. (Eric Thayer/Reuters)

Flooding In Mississippi River

31. Leandra Felton wades through slowly rising floodwaters with items from her home in Memphis May 7. (Eric Thayer/Reuters)

Flooding In Mississippi River

32. Tadpoles swim in the slowly rising floodwaters of a street in Memphis May 8 as the region braces for the highest Mississippi River crest since 1937. (Eric Thayer/Reuters)

Flooding In Mississippi River

33. Residents look at houses being engulfed by floodwater May 8 in Memphis. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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