National Weather Service issued a flood warning for Mississippi River

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for the Mississippi River at St. Cloud, to include Sherburne County.  The weather service predicts that the river will reach flood stage by early Friday afternoon and continue to rise until Sunday evening.

Sheriff Joel Brott wants to remind everyone to be aware of rising water.  If it becomes necessary to close roads, the Emergency Services Division of the Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office will update road closures on the Sherburne County Website.  Individuals should not drive through flooded roads but should seek alternative routes.

For those individuals that are interested in monitoring rising water conditions, the National Weather Service posts current river levels on their website,  HYPERLINK “”