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A boat house near the end of 10th Street in Newport was swallowed up by a swollen Mississippi River almost to the roof by Sunday evening.

Flood update: River's crest delayed until Thursday

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Floodwaters aren't expected to spill over an aging levee in the city of Newport when the Mississippi River crests this week, but officials and homeowners will still hold their breath with more than three weeks left before the typical high point of spring flood season arrives.


The river is expected to crest Thursday evening, according to a revised National Weather Service forecast released Monday afternoon, more than a day later than originally predicted.

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