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An unofficial water gauge near the Woodshed indicates the water is going down. (Republican Eagle photo by John R. Russett)

Area waters receding after wet month

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Raindrops dotted the Red Wing area Monday, fittingly marking the end of a wet and warm June filled with flood waters and rainy days.

The highest Mississippi River reading, according to the National Weather Service, came late Saturday at 14.7 feet. But the water is expected to steadily recede and drop below the flood stage of 14 feet by Wednesday afternoon, the NWS predicts.


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Danielle Killey
Danielle Killey is the city reporter for the Republican Eagle, where she has worked since 2011. She graduated from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities with a journalism degree.
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