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Mississippi dropping throughout region

Brad Williams

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Just about anywhere you go on the Upper Mississippi, the river levels are finally going down. 

In La Crosse, the river is at 11.5 feet this morning, following a crest of 11.8 on Friday, just below flood stage. 

It should be down to 11 feet by next Sunday. 

The water is now below flood stage at Genoa as well. 

Although the Mississippi at McGregor is still above the 16 foot flood stage, the water should fall below 16 feet by Friday.  

A native of Prairie du Chien, Brad graduated from UW - La Crosse and has worked in radio news for more than 30 years, mostly in the La Crosse area. He regularly covers local courts and city and county government. Brad produces the features "Yesterday in La Crosse" and "What's Buried on Brad's Desk." He also writes the website "Triviazoids," which finds odd connections between events that happen on a certain date, and he writes and performs with the local comedy group Heart of La Crosse. Brad been featured on several national TV programs because of his memory skills.

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