The Army Corps of Engineers is confirming that the opening of the Morganza Spillway is being delayed until June 6th. According to our TV partners at KATC, 'The Mississippi River is predicted to reach 60 ft. at the structure on June 9, 2019, instead of the previously forecasted June 5, 2019.' Based on that forecast, the decision for the delay was made.

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