Opening of Morganza Spillway delayed to June 6th

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has decided to delay the opening of the Morganza Spillway until June 6th, due to a change in river forecast.

The Spillway was originally set to open Sunday, June 2nd to divert water from the swollen Mississippi River.

When the Morganza Spillway opens, it will mark just the third time in its history and first since 2011.

We will continue to update this developing story.

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