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Thursday, July 25, 2024

BREAKING: Island Park closes

The Windom Street Department has now closed Island Park in Windom due to flooding.

The Des Moines River has been on the rise following heavy rainfall Thursday and Friday, with a projected crest at over 23 feet on Wednesday.

According to the National Weather Service river gauge on the Des Moines River near the Windom Country Club, the river has risen over three feet since 11 p.m. Thursday, when it was at 17 feet. The current level of the river is 20.44 feet, as of 1:15 this afternoon.

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