These two artificially colored satellite images from the NASA Terra satellite and provided by NOAA show the Cairo, Ill. region on April 28, 2011, top, before The Army Corps of Engineers' blew a hole ... more 
These two artificially colored satellite images from the NASA Terra satellite and provided by NOAA show the Cairo, Ill. region on April 28, 2011, top, before The Army Corps of Engineers' blew a hole into the Birds Point levee, and on April 29, 2010, after the levee was blown, sacrificing 130,000 acres of rich farmland and about 100 homes in Missouri. Blue colors indicate water, green and brown is dry land. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By NOAA
Tue, May 3, 2011 1:13 PM EDT