The Mississippi River covers an area which is usually high above water, drawing fishing poles and sightseers on Mud Island in Memphis, Tenn., on Wednesday, May 4, 2011. The National Weather Service is... more 
The Mississippi River covers an area which is usually high above water, drawing fishing poles and sightseers on Mud Island in Memphis, Tenn., on Wednesday, May 4, 2011. The National Weather Service is predicting a 48-foot crest of the Mississippi River on May 11. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Lance Murphey
Wed, May 4, 2011 9:38 PM EDT