Des Moines river starts to drop after weekend crest
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.