St. Croix River to reach flood stage this weekend
The St. Croix River is climbing toward flood stage in Afton.
As of Thursday, The National Weather Service on Thursday measured the river height at 86.25 feet. Flood stage is 87 feet.
"87 is our magic number," said Afton Public Works Director Ken Johnson.
Predictions point to the St. Croix River hitting flood stage this weekend and cresting at 87.7 feet next Wednesday.