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Thursday Flood Update: Yellow Medicine County


Yellow Medicine County Flood Update: Thursday, March 28

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Latest Readings

The Minnesota River at Granite Falls rose above flood stage (888.5 feet) last night. The river was measured at 889.28 feet at 7:00am Thursday morning. It is expected to rise rapidly today and tomorrow before an estimated 893.5 foot crest on Saturday evening. 

Historic Crests

(1) 899.84 ft on 04/07/1997
(2) 896.54 ft on 04/12/1969
(3) 895.84 ft on 04/15/2001

Press Release from Granite Falls Mayor Smiglewski


Interview with Emergency Management Director Casey Namken