BC: The American Red Cross assisted the victims of flooding and tornadoes across seven states and the National Guard was mobilized to assist in disaster relief and evacuation.
FC: Mississippi Flood of 2008 .Made by Kelly Wolkenhauer.
2: In Burlington, IA, the Mississippi River reached 25.8 feet making it the second worst flood in Burlington's history
4: The 2008 flood surpassed the 1993 flood by 0.7 feet. Insert text here | Main Street
7: Memorial Auditorium and the Port of Burlington
8: Flood damage region- wide was estimated to be in the tens of billions of dollars.
10: The flood caused the Burlington Steamboat Days to cancel and close up three days early, the first such occurrence since it's inception in 1962.
14: Severe flooding caused the city to close off an entire section of the riverfront
16: By the morning of June 15th, several streets within the city had been closed off.
17: That morning, a levee in the town of Gulfport, IL had failed, flooding most of the town.
19: Great River Bridge between Gulfport, IL and Burlington, IA