Flood Warning-Wabasha

The National Weather Service says a flood warning for the Mississippi River at Wabasha is now in effect from Wednesday evening until next Sunday evening...or until the warning is cancelled.

At 10:00 am Monday the stage was 11.3 feet. 

* flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* minor flooding is forecast.
* forecast...rise above flood stage by wednesday evening and continue
      to rise to near 12.2 feet by friday morning. the river will fall
      below flood stage by next sunday morning.
* impact...at 12.0 feet...the river affects low lying areas......

The river in Winona was at 9.75 feet Monday morning and is predicted to crest at 11.7 feet on April 18th.
Flood stage in Winona is 13-feet.             

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