Memphis, Tennessee, braces for Mississippi flooding

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Memphis, Tennessee is expected to be hit by a 48-foot-high crest of floodwaters, just under the all time-record high. The damage could be enormous, but emergency teams have been coordinating their response. David Kenney, reporter for WLBT in Jackson, Mississippi, reports.


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