Weather Forecast

The Minnesota River is slowly starting to drop, but it will take time before it is back to safe levels. The river is shown pouring over Minnesota Highway 67 south of Granite Falls, where the highway is temporarily closed.

Minnesota River slowly dropping today in Montevideo and Granite Falls

Email News Alerts

MONTEVIDEO -- The Minnesota River is slowly receding in Montevideo and Granite Falls today.

The river appears to have reached its second crest in both communities on Thursday.


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

Get the full story
Subscribe or Log In

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? Activate your account.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us or call 320-214-4364 and we can help you.