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1.  As drought chokes Mississippi River, barges carrying grain shipments have nowhere to go  

2022-10-26
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Grist
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With no rain forecast until January, farmers are left high and dry.

2.  Mississippi River record-low water levels ease some, but long-term forecast is dry  

2022-10-24
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Yale Universities Climate Connections
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Rains from Hurricane Rosyln will help Mississippi River water levels this week, but the coming La Niña winter is likely to bring long-term below-average precipitation over the river’s watershed. The post Mississippi River record-low water levels ease some, but long-term forecast is dry appeared firs...

3.  Portion Of Mississippi River Closes Again As Drought Crisis Worsens  

2022-10-19
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ZeroHedge News
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Portion Of Mississippi River Closes Again As Drought Crisis Worsens Supply chains across the Midwest face significant constraints as a portion of the Mississippi River is closed again. Bloomberg reported a stretch of the Mississippi River, about 125 miles northeast of Memphis, near Hickman, Kentucky...

4.  “Dangerously Low” Mississippi River Level May Spark Transport Chaos For Farm Goods During Harvest  

2022-10-01
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ZeroHedge News
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“Dangerously Low” Mississippi River Level May Spark Transport Chaos For Farm Goods During Harvest A drought is drying up parts of the Mississippi River, a major export channel for corn and soybeans. Barges cannot haul farm goods at full capacity because of shrinking water levels, sparking a vessel shortag...

5.  Study Finds that Mississippi River Basin Could be in an ‘Extreme Heat Belt’ in 30 Years  

2022-09-02
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Inside Climate News
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A climate study released during one of the hottest summers on record predicts a 125-degree “extreme heat belt” will stretch across a quarter of the country by 2053.  Within the next 30 years, 107 million people—mostly in the central U.S.—are expected to experience temperatures exceeding 125 degrees...

6.  Photos show the Mississippi River is so low that it's grounding barges, disrupting the supply chain, and revealing a 19th-century shipwreck  

2022-10-24
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Barges are cutting their cargo, engineers are emergency dredging, and sea water is pushing its way up a historically low Mississippi River.