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High Water Levels

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High Water Levels Dash Many July Fourth Plans

A frustrating Fourth of July is in store for some Twin Cities families. Several lakes and rivers have dangerously high water levels in addition to storm debris floating on or just below the surface. The water is moving so fast that the Mississippi River in downtown Minneapolis and near Minnehaha Park has been off limits to all boaters for the last ten days. The locks for commercial barges just reopened Wednesday, but recreational boating is still prohibited.

07/03/2013

(credit: CBS)

High Water Levels Mean Slow Going On Lake Minnetonka

Despite the nice weather this week, some Twin Cities lakes remain very quiet. That’s because water levels are high and boaters are being asked to take it easy.

05/18/2011