Part of the very point of Algiers Point is at risk of disappearing. Wow. It's so weird to watch the geography of this city be changed by the river. Video of the pressure being equalized below, which will destroy The Village. I wish I'd made time to go there, now.
Below is video of a CNN reporter traveling down the growing Mississippi on a barge, snatched from here.
This article has a map of the parishes and how quickly they may flood after the opening of the Morganza Spillway yesterday.
The old levee in Vicksburg, MS has breeched, but main levee is holding.