OK, so it could be getting a bit more serious now. The mayors are calling on everyone to pack a to go bag in case of evacuations. Everyone?! There are all sorts of 100 year flood plans making the rounds and while we are not in it, we are just across the street from it.
This weekend we've gotten a ton of rain. Here's our backyard at one point:
Made for fun for the kids (especially those who have just learned to jump!):
Luckily, the water seems to have receded. We've got a couple more days of rain ahead of us and still 9 more days until the Mississippi crests. We'll keep you posted!