Dangerous Water Levels Prompt Warning for Minnehaha Creek

Updated: 06/07/2014 9:56 AM
Created: 06/07/2014 9:54 AM
By: Heidi Enninga

Minnehaha Creek is running extremely high in the South Metro, and officials are warning canoers and kayakers to stay out of the water.

The creek spiked last weekend- up a foot and a half- where Minnehaha Creek meets Hiawatha Avenue.

It's receded a bit since, but it's still higher than what's considered safe.

This advisory is just the latest in a series of warnings for boaters on Minnesota waterways.

Minneapolis/St. Paul

Few Clouds
78° | 62°
  • Feels like: 78° F
  • Wind: WSW 12mph
  • Humidity: 40%
  • Wed Times of sun and clouds
    83° | 70°
  • Thu Slight chance of a thunderstorm
    84° | 60°
  • Fri Times of sun and clouds
    70° | 51°
  • Sat A few clouds
    70° | 52°