Nashville is under water. Rivers are surging over their banks and streets are covered in newly formed currents as the waters break over the 100-year flood mark.

My friend Jeffrey, a writer here at MNN and lead blogger at the Fun Times Guide to Living Green, lives in Nashville. He sent me this beautifully shot video of the flooding. It's news as art.

Here's one of the flooded Opryland Hotel.

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The waters rise over Nashville
The flood waters have risen over the 100-year flood mark in the Nashville area.