Community News: KYMN live stream disrupted

For our listeners:  We apologize for our live stream being interrupted.  We are in the process of updating our offices and the line has been disrupted.  We are working to get it back online.  In the meantime, please listen on AM1080 and also check our website for updates on weather and river conditions.  The Cannon continues to fluctuate.  At 9:30 this morning it was at 900.19 feet.  Officials continue to monitor the situation but, as Chief Monte Nelson said, they expect it to rise and fall slightly for the next few days.  OUR STUDIOS WILL BE CLOSED THIS AFTERNOON FOR CARPET LAYING

Community News: Weather update on flood conditions 7:20pm 9-24-16

Northfield Police Chief Monte Nelson sent this to KYMN studios…  Please read……..   it’s lengthy but worth reading….
Significant changes…Please read
– Weather Prediction Center – Change from the Saturday morning information.  Risk of exceeding Flash Flood Guidelines (FFG) has been raised from MARGINAL to SLIGHT
– Flood warning effective until 0800 Sunday Sept 25 2016 – this is simply to cover the on-going conditions (flooding) for non-forecast rivers (Cannon and Straight)
– Please note, the Flash Flood Watch and information in the updated short term forecast will supercede any cresting information in flood warning
– Gage readings at Northfield still fluctuating
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN THE TWIN CITIES HAS EXTENDED THE
* FLOOD WARNING FOR…
  NORTHWESTERN STEELE COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA…
  SOUTHEASTERN DAKOTA COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL MINNESOTA…
  RICE COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA…
  SOUTHWESTERN GOODHUE COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN MINNESOTA…
  NORTHEASTERN WASECA COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA…
  SOUTHEASTERN LE SUEUR COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA…

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Community News: Northfield Police Chief Monte Nelson update at 10am

image001Northfield Police Chief Monte Nelson was in studio updating the community on Cannon River water levels and more:  The river will be fluctuating between 900 and 901 feet.  At 5:30 this morning it was at 900.88 ft.  It’s still a fluid situation (no pun intended)  Nelson said the City employees, the business owners and the community learned much from the 2010 flood and were able to implement those lessons. They continue to monitor the situation. Major thanks to Candy Taylor of Northfield Shares.  Listen to the full interview below:

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