The constant deluge of rain has finally taken its toll on the Crow River in the Rogers, St. Michael and Hanover area.
Reports are that most of the flooding is in the flood plain, areas like the Riverside Park and Crow River Sportsmen’s Club on the Rogers/St. Michael border.
Also, Hennepin County Rd. 144 is closed to traffic between Territorial Road (County Rd. 116) and Willandale Road in Rogers. The river was expected to crest as of Tuesday.
The National Weather Service at Chanhassen Friday, June 20, reported that 4.13 inches of rain had fallen at Twin Cities International Airport, thus setting a maximum rainfall record for June. This breaks the old record of 3.48 inches set on June 29, 1877. During steady rain over several days, Weather Service observers reported localized rainfall amounts of as much as 6 inches.