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Wabasha Mayor Local Emergency Proclamation

Wabasha Mayor Emily Durand has made a Proclamation Declaring A Local Emergency as of Saturday at 6 pm due to the rise in the Mississippi River level.

The following parks and roads will be closed until further notice:

Malone Park & Bike Path

Izaak Walton Park, Parking Lot, and Boat Launch – Including Road Closures @

  • Park Entrances

  • Maiden Avenue just after 4th Street West

Beach Park & Parking Lot – Including a Road Closure @

  • Main Street West @ the beginning of the Beach Park Parking Lot

Parkside Marina Boat Launch & Parking Lot – Including Road Closures @ Shields Avenue @ 3rd Street West, Cratte Avenue @ 3rd Street West, 3rd Street West past Gambia Avenue

The Athletic Field

NEW closures

Jaycee Park

10th Street East – Between Pembroke Avenue & Bailey Avenue

Alleghany Avenue – Between Market Street West & The back exit of Kwik Trip

Public Works along with Emergency Management will continue to monitor water levels and open the parks, roads, and launches up as soon as it’s safe. The Malone Park bike path will also remain closed at this time.

Wabasha is still experiencing moderate flooding, measured at 15.3 feet as of this morning (Monday). The river level is forecast to slowly fall all week to 13.9 feet, just under moderate flood level by Saturday night. Minor flood stage is 12 feet.   

During this time, please remain alert to more possible flooding, stay out of the water (no swimming), and no fishing (past closed areas). No one is allowed past the posted barricades at anytime.

Note: The City Council must give approval in order for the emergency declaration to last more than three days


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