ST. LOUIS (KSDK) - The Mississippi River is expected to crest in downtown St. Louis Wednesday.

The river is expected to rise to about 35 feet, which is about five and a half feet over flood stage.

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Lenore K. Sullivan Boulevard is underwater and a lot of debris is being carried down from upstream.

The flood gates are doing their job and no problems are expected in this part of the area.