The National Weather Service in Duluth has issued a
* Flood Warning for
the Mississippi River near Fort Ripley.
* Until Tuesday morning.
* At 8:00 am Saturday the stage was 10.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 10.2 feet by this
afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage Monday evening.
* At 11.0 feet... this will cause minor flooding of rural areas near
this crest compares to a previous crest of 11.8 feet on Jul 25 1972.