This Is What Major Flooding From The Mississippi River Looks Like
Heavy rainfall has caused the Mississippi River and other rivers to reach record heights, flooding towns like Chester, Illinois.By Matt Picht | January 2, 2016
The Mississippi River's floodwaters are moving south, causing more levee failures and more severe damage.
This footage is from Chester, Illinois, a small city located south of St. Louis, near the Mississippi River.
It's in one of twelve counties declared disaster areas by Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner because of the flooding.