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Current Outlook (Updated March 11, 2021)

  • Spring Flooding potential across the Northland remains low based on current observations and the current outlook for the spring

  • Precipitation and temperatures over the spring, including snow melt rate, may cause the risk to increase


Current Spring Flood Threat Checklist (Updated March 11, 2021)

Threat Impact to Potential Spring Flooding Links
High River Levels Lower Threat USGS WaterWatch MN WI
High Soil Moisture Neutral (Near normal) CPC Soil Moisture
Winter Precipitation Lower Threat

Climate Prediction Center

6 to 10 Day  8 - 14 Day
Current Snowpack/Liquid Equivalent Lower Threat 

Current Snow Water Equivalent Analysis

MN DNR Snow Depth Ranking

Rate of Snowmelt Lower Threat 24, 48, & 72 hr Snowmelt
Frost Depth Lower Threat Frost Depth Map
Spring Precipitation To Be Determined Precip Forecast (3-Month)


For more details, please see the full briefing PDF: Spring Flood Outlook #2 (Feb 25, 2021)

This is the final update.