Flood Watch 2014: St. Croix River Rises Above 684 Feet in Stillwater


The St. Croix River is above 684 feet in Stillwater.

The National Weather Service expects the river to crest this weekend. A no-wake restriction has been put in place.

The average water level of the St. Croix River at Stillwater is 675 feet.



Here’s a look at this week’s river forecast:


Water Levels

The average water level in Stillwater is 675 feet. The following are elevations (in feet) of various impacts due to flooding:

  • Stillwater Riverwalk becomes inundated: 678
  • Minnesota and Wisconsin may impose a no wake zone on the river: 683
  • Due to safety issues, the Stillwater lift bridge will close: 686
  • Approximate 100-year flood stage: 692.5

Flood Categories

  • Action Stage: 680
  • Flood Stage: 687
  • Moderate Flood Stage: 688
  • Major Flood Stage: 689


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