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  • Mississippi River Latest     Monday, 16 May 2011 | 8:50 AM ET

    Key Spillway opened to channel water away from Mississippi River, with CNBC's Brian Sullivan.

  • Reporter's Notebook: Tracking the 2011 Flood Monday, 16 May 2011 | 7:35 AM ET
    Floodwater covers Beale Street at the edge of the Mississippi River May 7, 2011 in Memphis, Tennessee. Heavy rains have left the ground saturated, rivers swollen, and have caused widespread flooding in Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Arkansas.

    Having spent the last few days reporting from locations all over the lower part of Louisiana, it's clear that the "all clear" has yet to be given.

  • Five Things to Watch: IMF Shocker and More Sunday, 15 May 2011 | 8:53 PM ET
    IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn

    Criminal charges against the IMF chief, flood fears remain after a Mississippi river spillway is opened, and a rundown of retailers report earnings. Here's what we're watching…

  • Morganza Floodway to Open     Friday, 13 May 2011 | 7:30 PM ET

    Mississippi River Commission directs corps to open Morganza Floodway, with CNBC's Brian Sullivan.

  • Flood Effect     Friday, 13 May 2011 | 4:13 PM ET

    CNBC's Brian Sullivan with tdetails on the aftermath of the devastating floods in the south and concerns about opening the Morganza spillway.

  • Relief from the Floods?     Friday, 13 May 2011 | 2:10 PM ET

    An update on the devastating floods in the south, with The Weather Channel's Todd Santos.

  • Mississippi Waiting     Friday, 13 May 2011 | 2:03 PM ET

    CNBC's Brian Sullivan with the latest details on whether the US Army Corps of Engineers is really going to open the Morganza spillway in Louisiana. Governor Bobby Jindal released a statement today saying the opening of the Spillway is "extremely likely" sometime this weekend.

  • Mississippi Decision     Friday, 13 May 2011 | 1:11 PM ET

    CNBC's Brian Sullivan with a look at what will happen in flood-ravaged Louisiana if the Morganza spillway is opened and thousands of acres are flooded in an effort to save Baton Rouge and New Orleans..

  • The Great Flood of 2011     Friday, 13 May 2011 | 11:25 AM ET

    CNBC's Brian Sullivan has the update on the South heading into a critical weekend as the Mississippi River swells.

  • The Great Flood: Mississippi River Watch     Friday, 13 May 2011 | 9:08 AM ET

    CNBC's Brian Sullivan has the details on the flood's billion dollars worth of damage north into Memphis.

  • Cajun Country Braces for Floodwaters From River Friday, 13 May 2011 | 8:42 AM ET
    Floodwater surrounds homes May 3, 2011 in East Prairie, Missouri. Heavy rains have left the ground saturated, rivers swollen, and has caused widespread flooding in Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky and Arkansas.

    Army Corps of Engineers Col. Ed Fleming leaned over a podium and warned the crowd gathered at a volunteer fire station that where they were standing was projected to be swamped by up to 15 feet of water from Mississippi River flooding. The crowd let out a collective gasp.

  • Five Things to Watch: Friggatriskaidekaphobia and More Thursday, 12 May 2011 | 7:21 PM ET
    Floodwater engulfs a home after the Army Corps of Engineers blew a massive hole in a levee at the confluence of the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers to divert water from the town of Cairo, Illinois May 3, 2011 near Wyatt, Missouri.

    Freaky Friday for the roller-coaster markets. The Army Corps of Engineers considers the lesser of two evils, while investors take a look at the sum of two consumer data reports. Here's what we're watching…

  • Flood Fears in Louisiana     Thursday, 12 May 2011 | 2:15 PM ET

    Has the tide turned on the flooding in the south? The decision facing Louisiana right now is whether to open the Morganza spillway to relieve pressure. John Barry, Tulane University and CNBC's Brian Shactman with the details.

  • Flood Fallout     Wednesday, 11 May 2011 | 3:26 PM ET

    A look at the ripple effect the Midwest floods are having on the economy, with CNBC's Brian Sullivan.

  • South Braces for More Flooding     Wednesday, 11 May 2011 | 2:46 PM ET

    NBC's Jay Gray reporting from Mississippi on the south bracing for more flooding.

  • Out of the Woods?     Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 2:12 PM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson with a look at how floods in the south have impacted commodities and particularly, oil refineries.

  • Southern Floods     Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 2:10 PM ET

    NBC's Jay Gray with the latest details on the the massive flooding in the south.

  • Wicked Weather Impact     Thursday, 28 Apr 2011 | 2:21 PM ET

    Michael Seery, Seeryfutures.com president with the economic impact on this spring's violent weather.