The river continues to rise. Here’s a roundup of recent news coverage:
The Stillwater Gazette has a good summary of recent developments in Stillwater.
City Engineer Shawn Sanders told the council that the St. Croix is forecast to crest early next week between 687 and 688 above sea level. Flood stage is 687 feet.
Sanders said the city is protected by Jersey barriers and sandbags up to 689 feet. But he warned that flood predictions can change and “the crest changes everyday sometimes more than once a day.”
That would put the crest somewhere in the lower half of the top 10 St. Croix river crests , but quite a bit lower than the 1965 record of 694.1 feet. Here’s the latest forecast:
The Gazette story also suggested that the high waters may last...
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