Cedar River to crest at 15.7 feet

CHARLES CITY — The Cedar River is expected to crest early Saturday at nearly 4 feet above flood stage. The National Weather Service categorizes that as moderately severe. Area rivers are on the rise after the drenching rain Thursday night. Charles City recorded 2.87 inches at the airport. Nashua saw 3.45 inches, according to preliminary…

Storms cause park flooding, closures

Heavy rains overnight have forced the closure of George Wyth State Park and portions News release Heavy rains overnight have forced the closure of George Wyth State Park and portions of Dolliver State Park. George Wyth State Park will be closed completely starting at 4:30pm, Friday, May 4. The Cedar River is projected to crest…

Snow expected to begin Sunday, mess with Monday morning commute

A winter weather advisory that includes Chickasaw, Floyd and Mitchell counties will be in effect from 1 p.m. Sunday to 7 a.m. Monday. Another 2 to 4 inches of spring snow will fall across southeast Minnesota and northeast Iowa, according to the National Weather Service. Some travel impacts can be expected, especially Sunday night into…

CC snowfall record for April 3

UPDATE (11:22 p.m.) — The record for snowfall on the date April 3 in Charles City was 2.5 inches. That has stood since 1999. Today’s snow piled up to at least 5 inches. • • • UPDATE (6 a.m.) — School in Charles City has been canceled and a winter storm warning is in effect…