Most roads in Evansville and the rest of Tri-State that had been closed to due to high flood waters, are now back open. The water still sits near a lot of these roads, such as Waterworks Road, a heavily traveled "cut-through" from Kentucky to downtown Evansville.
We, in the Tri-State, are out of the woods when it comes to recent flooding but residents along the Mississippi River continued to cope with flooding on Thursday, the river, already at record levels, was set to crest in Vicksburg, Miss. on Thursday morning.
The river was at 57.2 feet in Vicksburg on Wednesday morning, a level well above the previous record of 56.2 feet set on May 4, 1927, accordin