It rained (green bars). The watershed brought the water to our place (green line). The river will return to normal soon (purple line).
Check it out yourself by clicking this Buffalo River at Lobelville
The bridge on the path hasn't floated away this time... it's tethered with a clothesline tied to the nearby birch tree.
Just this side of the bridge is a birch tree laying on its side. The beavers have chopped it down. They'll probably haul it away when the river (& current) subsides.