2010 water levels will be some for the record books
MONTEVIDEO -- Montevideo was hoping to breathe a sigh of relief this morning.Flood preparations as of late Monday were on track to meet expectations for a river crest of 20.1 feet Monday night, which would make it the fourth highest flood event on record.
It's also the earliest on record, but it is 3.8 feet lower than then record 23.9 feet flood crest on April 6, 1997.
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