The rising Mississippi is affecting businesses in Hannibal right in the middle of tourism season.
"Well the biggest challenge we've had this year as you can see all around us right now is the rain. And we have had so much of it this year. You know it's one of those you never like because it never helps business, I don't think it helps any business," Youngwirth said.
If the river gets higher than 24 feet, Sawyer's Creek will close.
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