Flood Warning issued March 21 at 1:25AM CDT until further notice by NWS Minneapolis
Dakota; Hennepin; Scott
...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Cottonwood River at New Ulm affecting Brown County
Cottonwood River Above Springfield affecting Brown County
Minnesota River at Montevideo affecting Chippewa...Lac qui Parle
and Yellow Medicine Counties
Minnesota River At Morton affecting Renville County
Minnesota River At New Ulm affecting Brown and Nicollet Counties
Minnesota River at Mankato affecting Blue Earth and Nicollet
Minnesota River at Henderson MN19 affecting Le Sueur...Scott and
Minnesota River near Jordan affecting Carver and Scott Counties
Minnesota River at Savage affecting Dakota...Hennepin and Scott
South Fork Crow River below Mayer affecting Carver County
Crow River at Rockford affecting Hennepin and Wright Counties
Mississippi River at St. Paul affecting Dakota...Ramsey and
Mississippi River near Hastings L/D 2 affecting Dakota...
Washington and Pierce Counties
Chippewa River at Durand affecting Buffalo and Pepin Counties
Redwood River near Redwood Falls affecting Redwood County
The Flood Warning continues for
The Minnesota River at Savage.
* from this evening until further notice.
* At 1:00 AM Thursday the stage was 699.8 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 702.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by this evening and continue to
rise to near 711.0 feet by Wednesday early afternoon. additional
rises are possible thereafter.
* Impact...At 710.5 feet...Flood waters begin to back up Eagle Creek
and block the Highway 101 Frontage Road.
* Impact...At 710.0 feet...Protection of city sanitary sewers may be
* Impact...At 705.0 feet...Flood waters begin to impact the park road
at Fort Snelling State Park.
* Impact...At 702.0 feet...Barge loading stops at Port Cargill, and
other flood prevention measures are begun. Water begins to impact
Black Dog Road in Burnsville.
* Impact...At 700.0 feet...Flood waters begin to cover trails at Fort
Snelling State Park as well as low parts on the Bloomington Ferry
Bridge trail just east of US 169.
Do not drive cars through flooded areas. Turn Around...Don`t Drown.
Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio or your local radio or TV station
for the latest information concerning this flood event.