According to catastrophe risk analysis company, Risk Management Solutions (RMS), a new study shows that a repeat of the 1927 Great Mississippi Flood would cost between $130 and $160 billion in economic damages.

The study was published on the 80th anniversary of the flood and shows that almost two-thirds of the total losses would be a result of residential damage, with another third from commercial and industrial property damage. Louisiana would sustain nearly 40% of the total loss, but other states along the river would also experience damages.

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