Article Photos: Cautious relief in Midwest as river levels fall 2/24

AmeriCorps member Tom Schweiss places a hose in a pool of water to be pumped back into the Mississippi River Tuesday, April 23, 2013, in Clarksville, Mo. Communities along the Mississippi River and other Midwestern waterways eyed and in some cases fortified makeshift levees holding back floodwaters that meteorologists said could worsen or be prolonged by looming storms. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)