The Flood Warning continues for
the Cedar River at Charles City.
* Until Thursday afternoon... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 4:30 am Tuesday the stage was 18.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring.
* Forecast... the river reached a crest of 19.52 feet last evening
and is now falling. Expect water levels to continue a slow fall
today... falling below flood stage by Wednesday evening.
* Impact... 4th and south grand street are closed due to flooding.
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441 am CDT Tue may 21 2013
... Flood Warning remains in effect for southern Olmsted... Mower...
Fillmore... northern Floyd... Howard and Mitchell counties until 1000
At 436 am CDT... local law enforcement officials still report that
there are some flooded areas and Road closures. However... water
levels were going down in some locations and conditions were
In Charles City... the Cedar River has past its crest... however there
are still some streets in town that are closed due to flooding.
In Mitchell County... there are still a few roads that are closed due
to high water. And in areas where the water has receded... there is
plenty of damage left in its wake. Highway 9 remains closed due to a
washout of the Road.
In Mower County... there are still as many as 4 roads closed in and
around the Adams area due to the Little Cedar river and a few of its
In Fillmore County... Highway 250 north of Lanesboro remains
closed... as well as Deep River Road between Whalan and Peterson.
Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding. If flooding is observed... do not attempt to
cross on foot or with a vehicle. The water may be too deep to cross
safely. Turn around dont drown!
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4384 9173 4351 9173 4350 9208 4321 9208
4321 9255 4305 9257 4305 9303