...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Cannon River AT Northfield affecting Rice and Dakota Counties.
.Heavy rain and snow over the last 48 hours has resulted in rapid
rises in rivers across southeast Minnesota. Snow melt over the next
few days will also contribute to additional rises as well as another
Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.
...FLOOD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT TO EARLY
* WHAT...Minor flooding is forecast.
* WHERE...Cannon River AT Northfield.
* WHEN...From late Monday night to early Friday morning.
* IMPACTS...At 897.5 feet, Flood waters reach Carleton College
soccer fields. Babcock Park north of downtown begins to flood.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
- At 130 AM CDT Sunday, the stage was 896.4 feet.
- Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage
early Tuesday morning to a crest of 897.5 feet early
Wednesday afternoon. It will then fall below flood stage
- Flood stage is 897.0 feet.
- Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of
898.1 feet on 10/06/2019.
...BRIEF PERIOD OF FREEZING RAIN POSSIBLE THROUGH SUNRISE...
An area of wintry precipitation is likely to develop over central
Minnesota early this morning, pushing eastward across eastern
Minnesota into western Wisconsin through sunrise. A 1 to 2 hour
period of freezing rain may occur within this area of
precipitation, potentially producing a glazing of ice on surfaces
before temperatures warm to melt the ice.
Motorists should be aware that road conditions may change quickly
and are urged to drive accordingly, including allowing extra space
between vehicles and allowing extra time to reach destinations.
The Cannon Valley Elder Collegium (CVEC) is pleased to announce that John and Karen Robison have been selected to serve as Executive Directors of CVEC, working as a team. They will begin on June 1, upon the retirement of Carol Rutz, the current Executive Director.
John Robison holds degrees in Economics and Law, was a business lawyer for 41 years, and has served as a volunteer on the Boards of several nonprofit entities. He is known in Northfield as a three time teacher with CVEC and a member of its Board, and he has participated in many CVEC classes.
Karen Robison holds degrees in English and Business/Arts Administration, and spent her career primarily as an executive director in the museum industry, focusing on children's museums and historical societies. Karen has taken several classes with CVEC.
CVEC is delighted to have such a talented and enthusiastic team take on the Executive Director position.
The Cannon Valley Elder Collegium also expresses its gratitude for the dedicated service of Carol Rutz, who has expertly led CVEC as Executive Director during the past four years. She will continue to be part of the CVEC learning community, both in the role of instructor and student in coming years.