Weather Forecast

A man works to clear a street drain during a break in the heavy rains Wednesday afternoon in Hastings. -- RiverTown Multimedia photo by Chad Richardson

6/20/2012: Update: Flash flood warning issued for Red Wing and Hastings area


The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for the Red Wing and Hastings area that remains in effect until 9:30 p.m. tonight.

The warning includes Goodhue, Dakota and Rice counties. The Cannon River was rising quickly, authorities said this afternoon. That river and the Little Cannon River overflowed in Cannon Falls last week.

Rain was falling at a rate of 1 to 2 inches midafternoon.

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