ST. LOUIS — The Mississippi River was reaching its high-water mark at St. Louis on Monday, and crests were still expected over the next couple of days downriver. But by all accounts, the worst of the flood of 2008 appeared to be over, barring another torrential rain to the north.
Floodwaters leveling off in St. Louis; crest expected at Cape Girardeau on Wednesday
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