Des Moines river starts to drop after weekend crest

Mon 6-3-2019

Water levels in the Des Moines River throughout the area remain high, despite the recent warm dry weather. 

As of 5:30 this morning, the Des Moines River in Jackson was at 11.66ft, following a crest of 11.7ft over the weekend.  Flood stage in Jackson is 12ft.

In Windom, the river was at 19.72 ft as of 5am this morning, following a crest of 19.72ft over the weekend.  Flood stage in Windom is 19ft.