The flood prediction threat in the Minnesota and Mississippi River valleys is the worst it’s been in at least a decade.
There’s a 90-percent chance that the St. Croix River will reach major flood stage — and that’s an elevation of 690 feet — 15 feet higher than normal elevation. And forecasters say the St. Croix could rise even higher.
It’s the one weather phenomenon we know about months in advance. The National Weather Service is forecasting near record flood levels throughout Minnesota. So, why doesn’t the Army Corps of Engineers open up the dams and let the flood water flow downstream?
Starting next spring, residents of St. Charles should be better warned about floods, thanks to a new river gauge.
The Small Business Administration is going to offer low interest loans in 16 Minnesota counties to help replace private property damaged in September floods. The SBA’s disaster declaration will help homeowners, renters, businesses and non-profits […]
The Mississippi River is expected to crest Sunday in downtown St. Paul.
Rivers and streams that brought sudden flooding to parts of southern Minnesota and southwest Wisconsin towns are slowly receding.