It is expected to be weeks before the waters return to normal levels.
Memphis residents could be dealing with high water levels into June.
President Obama declared the affected areas to be worthy of federal funds relief, and the Army is currently sending troops to areas already affected by the flooding.
Thousands of residents in several states have evacuated their homes along the Mississippi River.
If the flood was not bad enough, authorities warned that poisonous snakes and rats seeking shelter may lurk in closets.
Here are some of the photos I found of the flooding in Memphis TN.