Onlookers in Memphis on Sunday, as the waters of the Mississippi continued to rise. Mark Humphrey/AP hide caption

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Memphis Emergency Official's Plea: Please Don't Go Near The River

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Homeowner Marilyn Latham stood in the wreckage of her devastated home in the Alberta City community of Tuscaloosa, Ala., on Saturday (May 7, 2011). Dave Martin/AP hide caption

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