Drone video shows dramatic view of Mississippi and River Des Peres flooding

ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Check out this amazing drone footage of the Mississippi and the River Des Peres cresting in south St. Louis. Once in a lifetime flooding is feeling like twice for a lot of the people. This footage was shot Saturday when the rivers were near their highest levels recorded in over 25 years.

According to the US Geological Survey River Des Peres was at 30 feet this weekend. It’s a tributary to the Mississippi which was at 45.8 feet, according to the National Weather Service. Both crested Sunday morning at their second most historic levels, close behind the flood of 93.

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