Mississippi River flood watch in St. Cloud

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May 29, 2012 at 7:36 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for the Mississippi River at St. Cloud, with indications it could reach flood stage early Thursday.

The river is forecast to crest at 9.2 feet on Friday. Thunderstorms brought more rain to the St. Cloud area Monday afternoon.

The airport picked up a quarter of an inch, but there were reports of nearly two inches of rain in south St. Cloud. Hail was also reported in St. Joseph and north of Sartell.

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