Rivers continue to rise in northeast Louisiana

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MONROE, La. (KNOE) - Our rivers, lakes, and bayous are still continuing to rise as of Thursday morning although the pace that they are rising has slowed down.

The Ouachita River at Monroe's latest reading from 9 am was 43.6 FT, and is expected to crest at 46.4 FT on March 12.

The Boeuf River at Ft. Necessity was at 54.6 FT at 8 am and is expected to crest at 55.4 FT on March 12th.

The Black River at Jonesville Lock and Dam measured 50 FT at 8 am and is expected to crest at 53.5 FT on March 18.

The Mississippi River near Greenville, MS was at 53.1 FT as of 9 am and is expected to crest at 56 FT on March 18.

The Mississippi River at Vicksburg, MS was at 47.2 FT at 9 am and is expected to crest at 50.5 FT on March 18.

The Mississippi River near Natchez, MS was at 53.5 FT at 9 am and is expected to crest at 57 FT on March 18th.