Tricounty News

Flood forecast for Sauk River

The Sauk River in the St. Cloud area has reached flood stage this morning. Flood stage for the Sauk River is 6 feet.

The river has risen 4.5 feet in the last 24 hours. It's expected to crest at about 7 feet Thursday morning, March 18.

As a point of reference, last year the Sauk River crested at 8.19 feet.

Stearns County's Emergency Management Department has information on its Web site for property owners who live along the Sauk River, that information can be found by going to www.co.stearns.mn.us. Included in that information is where people can get sand and sand bags if needed.

NOTE: Updates will be posted promptly on the Tri-County News web site at www.tricountynews.MN.