Mississippi River rising but still low

By , Daily Memphian Updated: November 15, 2022 7:29 PM CT | Published: November 15, 2022 2:11 PM CT

A long-lasting La Niña is complicating the forecast. Right now, the country is preparing for its third consecutive year of La Niña — the first three-year La Niña in two decades.


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Keely Brewer

Keely Brewer is a Report for America corps member covering environmental impacts on communities of color in Memphis. She is working in partnership with the Ag & Water Desk, a sustainable reporting network aimed at telling water and agriculture stories across the Mississippi River Basin.


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