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Mississippi River Flooding Forecast

The flood level on the Mississippi River is slowly leveling off and is forecast to continue receding this week.  

According to the National Weather Service, Red Wing’s measurement stood at major flood stage of 16.2 feet as of Tuesday morning and will hold steady through Wednesday morning.

The river is forecast to fall under major flood stage, 16 feet, by Thursday and under minor flood stage, 14 feet by Saturday morning.  


The river at Lake City was at still at minor flood stage of 17.2  feet as of Tuesday morning and is expected to slowly fall all week to under minor flood level, 16 feet, by Saturday afternoon.

Wabasha is still experiencing moderate flooding, measured at 15.01 feet as of Tuesday morning. The river is forecast to slowly fall to under moderate flood stage of 14 feet by Saturday.




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