Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Duluth, MN

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WGUS83 KDLH 231458
958 AM CDT SUN APR 23 2017

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in

  Mississippi River At Aitkin affecting Aitkin and Crow Wing Counties

.Recent heavy rains will flow through streams, rivers, and
tributaries through this weekend and into next week. This will
result in modest rises on the Mississippi River this weekend and
into next week. Light rain showers are possible across
northern Minnesota, including the Mississippi River headwaters for
the rest of Sunday through much of the upcoming week. River stages
will fluctuate but are still expected to rise to flood stage.

958 AM CDT SUN APR 23 2017

...Flood Warning now in effect until Wednesday afternoon...The Flood
Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Aitkin.
* At  9:30 AM Sunday the stage was 12.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by this evening and continue to
  rise to near 13.1 feet by tomorrow morning.the river will fall
  below flood stage by early Wednesday morning.
* At 13.0 feet...The boat ramp at Aitkin city park floods.  A few
  driveways become covered with water in the Ceadarbrook area. Minor
  flooding of farmland occurs in the Cedarbrook community..
This crest compares to a previous crest of 13.3 feet on May 7 2013.


LAT...LON 4650 9370 4630 9420 4644 9420 4655 9415
      4665 9370



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