YELLOW MEDICINE COUNTY FLOOD UPDATE: FRIDAY, MARCH 29

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The Minnesota River took a fast upward leap, rising 6.97 feet in the past 48 hours. The river was measured at 892.68 feet at 7am Friday. It is expected to continue to rise to an estimated 893.5 foot crest on Saturday morning.

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

INTERVIEW WITH EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT DIRECTOR CASEY NAMKEN