Along with spring-time comes flooding season - but
experts say that likely won't last long here in La
The National Weather Service says the river is expected
to lower this weekend, after reaching a peak of nearly
But it should stay relatively high through most of
this coming week, meaning the no-wake rules are still
in place for boaters.
And, the spring flooding season isn't quite finished
yet - thanks to recent snowfall, you can expect the
Mississippi to take its time receding.
There was quite a bit of snow across central part
of Minnesota, a lot of that will be melting and coming
down through the Minnesota river system as well as
So all that has to come through here at some point.
What that'll do for our area, is the river level,
it will be going down but it will probably go down
slower than it might've gone down otherwise.
Experts also say some shorelines near the Mississippi
might be a little unstable and subject to small mudslides
during this wet spring season.