Flooding closes roads again 11 Jul 18

After opening Highway 93 and 6 in Henderson on July 2nd, the Minnesota Department of Transportation announced that Highway 93 would be closed again on Sunday. Highway 19 east of Henderson has been closed since June 23rd. The National Weather Service has predicted that the Minnesota River at Henderson would crest by 1 p.m. Monday and should be below flood stage by 1 a.m. Saturday. A flood warning remains in effect until Saturday afternoon. The National Weather Service forecasts take into account past precipitation and expected precipitation amounts expected in 24 hours. Sibley County Commissioners declare a state of emergency and approved a disaster declaration resolution as the county applies for state and federal aid.