Updated St. Croix River flood warning

Today, the National Weather Service issued a new flood warning for the St. Croix:

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHANHASSEN HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING FOR THE ST CROIX RIVER AT STILLWATER. FROM FRIDAY EVENING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. AT 10:00 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 85.6 FEET. MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST. FLOOD STAGE IS 87.0 FEET. FORECAST…RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY FRIDAY EVENING AND CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 87.7 FEET BY EARLY MONDAY MORNING. ADDITIONAL RISES ARE POSSIBLE THEREAFTER. THE CURRENT FORECAST IS BASED ON THE COMBINED WATER FLOW FROM BOTH THE MISSISSIPPI AND ST CROIX RIVERS. IMPACT…AT 86.8 FEET…BUCKEYE STREET GARAGE IN HUDSON IMPACTED. FLOOD HISTORY…THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 87.5 FEET ON APR 6 1986.

Here’s the forecast chart:

As the warning noted, that isn’t really a “crest” at the end of the graph.

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