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.