Weather Forecast


Minnesota River reaches new crests, starting to recede


MONTEVIDEO -- The Minnesota River is starting to recede after reaching new, second crests in Montevideo and Granite Falls.

The river reached its second crest of the spring season on Thursday.

In Montevideo, the river was reported at 19.86 feet on Thursday, and was expected to come down to 19.7 feet today. The National Weather Service is projecting a steady, but slow downward trend through the upcoming days.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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