A steady rise is expected this week on the Mississippi River. River stage this morning at Hannibal is 11.75 with a rise to 15 feet forecast by Friday. Flood stage at Hannibal is 16 feet.

At Quincy… the Mississippi is at 11.75 with a rise to 13.6 expected by the end of the week.

At Canton… the Mississippi is expected to rise to 13.6 feet—by Friday--just below technical flood stage of 14 feet.