Weather Warning

AREAS AFFECTED : AITKIN; CROW WING

...The National Weather Service in Duluth has issued a flood warning 
for the following rivers in Minnesota... 
Mississippi River At Aitkin affecting Aitkin and Crow Wing Counties 
 
..Recent heavy rains have resulted in strong rises on the Mississippi 
River Basin above Aitkin.  Water routing through the system will 
likely result in minor flooding along the Mississippi near Aitkin by 
Saturday afternoon.  Dry weather is expected through the weekend, 
however,  additional rain is expected Monday afternoon for northern 
Minnesota including the Mississippi River headwaters. 
The National Weather Service in Duluth has issued a 
 
* Flood Warning for 
The Mississippi River At Aitkin. 
 
* from Saturday evening to Wednesday evening. 
 
* At  9:30 AM Friday the stage was 12.1 feet. 
 
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet. 
 
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tomorrow evening and continue 
to rise to near 13.3 feet by Sunday evening.the river will fall 
below flood stage by 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.. 
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