The flood is now officially on, with the activation today of the St. Paul flood webcam along the Mississippi River.
You can find the images here (or just hit “refresh”) and watch the swallowing of Raspberry Island and construction of the temporary levee being constructed on Shepard Road.
Now is probably a good time to review these health guidelines on dealing with flooding from the Minnesota Department of Public Health..
Are you in a potential flood zone? Let us know how you’re doing.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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