Mississippi 2011 Historic Flood in Picture

The swollen Mississippi River sets the taped water level in the area of Natchez on Wednesday. According to the National Weather Service, level of river in The United States and Canada rose to 58.48 feet on Wednesday afternoon. The water level passed the record of 58.04 feet embeded in 1937. In Mississippi, authorities and citizens were expecting for the taped crests of 64 feet in Vicksburg on Might 19 and Natchez on May 21. The flood with 1.5 million cubic feet per second is believed to be result of big snow melt and a wet spring of odd stormy winter season. That causes the evacuation of around 5,000 Mississippi locals. The water also put 3 million acres of farm and wetlands in Mississippi, Arkansas and Tennessee at the risk of flooding.

Mobile homes of a flooded house in Memphis, Tenn. are seen on the aerial image by a Tennessee National Guard helicopter on Tuesday.

Trash drifts near the home homes on May 9, 2011, in Memphis, Tenn.

. Prisoners assist to pack sand into bags and bring into truck in advance of expected flooding in Butte LaRose on Could 10, 2011.

Lots of structures are seen flooded by the swollen Mississippi River on Tuesday, May 10, 2011.

Children in the Atchafalaya Basin, in Stephensville, La. play with a sand stack when other member of the family take a break.

Floodwater rises in homes on Mud Island on Tuesday, Might 10, 2011 in Memphis, Tenn.

. A flooded area is seen in Memphis city, Tennessee State.

Flood waters harm a deserted bus in Satartia, Mississippi. The citizens and farmers are aiming to safeguard their houses and farmlands from historical flooding.