Flood advisory issued for lakes area
The National Weather Service in Duluth MN has issued an urban and small stream flood advisory for... Western Crow Wing county in east central Minnesota. This includes Cuyuna Country State Park, Crow Wing State Park, Brainerd and southern Cass county in north central Minnesota until 1:45 pm cdt
At 7:48 am cdt a widespread cluster of showers and thunderstorms was continuing to drop heavy rain over much of western Crow Wing and southern Cass counties in central Minnesota. The radar estimated that large parts of the area had already received 1 to 4 inches of rain, with the heaviest rain of 3 to 4 inches falling near the Pequot Lakes and Pine River areas. Additional rainfall is likely as the showers and storms slowly move through the area.
Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause elevated levels on small creeks and streams, and ponding of water on country roads and farmland along the banks of creeks and streams.