Severe June flooding

In preparation for anticipated flooding of the Crow River, Watertown Mayor Charlotte Johnson has declared a state of emergency for the city of Watertown. As of Monday, June 23, the National Weather Forecast’s reading of the river at the Mayer station was 17.09 feet and the reading at the Watertown bridge was 16.0 feet. The crest at the Mayer station was reportedly 17.45 feet Sunday afternoon. Numerous road closures remain in effect within the city. The corner of Maple and Lewis Ave N/ CSAH 27 is underwater and travel through this intersection will be blocked until the water recedes from the road way. (News photos by Christopher Officer)

In preparation for anticipated flooding of the Crow River, Watertown Mayor Charlotte Johnson has declared a state of emergency for the city of Watertown. As of Monday, June 23, the National Weather Forecast’s reading of the river at the Mayer station was 17.09 feet and the reading at the Watertown bridge was 16.0 feet. The crest at the Mayer station was reportedly 17.45 feet Sunday afternoon. Numerous road closures remain in effect within the city. The corner of Maple and Lewis Ave N/ CSAH 27 is underwater and travel through this intersection will be blocked until the water recedes from the road way. (News photos by Christopher Officer)

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