Raw: Kayakers go through flooded Grafton streets

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on June 3, 2013 at 12:37 PM

Updated Monday, Jun 3 at 1:00 PM

The rain-swollen Mississippi River is continuing its rise as some waterfront communities in the Metro East try to fend off the rising water.

In Grafton, where April floodwaters encroached on the city’s downtown, the river was forecast to crest early Monday afternoon at 30.4 feet, more than 12 feet above flood stage.

That made conditions perfect for a couple of kayakers who decided to take a tour through the flooded city streets.

Click the video above to check it out.

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