Early this morning, the Mississippi River crested at 47.79 feet in Memphis, Tennessee, 13.79 feet higher than flood stage and the second highest level on record.

For the upcoming several days, high waters will move towards the lower Mississippi river through Louisiana.

The flooding, which has already put portions of Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Arkansas under water, is among the largest and most damaging ever along the river.

For those affected by the rising floodwaters, finding sandbags and other critical resources and information can become difficult.

Visting The National Weather Service Web page (www.weather.gov) will provide forecasts, warnings, and locations where flooding is happening.