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17 epic photos of Minnehaha Falls and Minnehaha Creek flooding

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EDINA, Minn. (KMSP) -

According to United States Geological Survey water information data, Minnehaha Creek is so high that it can't be electronically measured after unrelenting June rain continues to plague the Twin Cities.

PHOTOS: June 19 flooding at Minnehaha Creek
VINE: Minnehaha Creek (more like river)

The Minnehaha Creek Watershed District said Thursday marked a record-breaking high for water levels on Lake Minnetonka and a stunning increase of 2.88 inches overnight to a historic high of 930.77. The previous record of 930.66 was set on June 3 -- and more rain is on the way.

Minneapolis street closures
current as of 10:15 a.m. Thursday

- Cedar Ave at Minnehaha Parkway is flooded and closed.
- Minnehaha Parkway from Longfellow Ave to Bloomington Ave is flooded for vehicles.
- Minnehaha Parkway is impassable from Pleasant Ave S to Nicollet Ave S. Barricades will be up shortly.
- Minnehaha Parkway from Bloomington Ave to 22nd Ave. The bike and walking paths are flooded.
- Dean Parkway at West Lake Street is flooded.
- Lake Harriet Parkway - lower road
- Lake Nokomis walking and biking paths - 53rd Street to 22nd Avenue and Cedar Avenue to Derby Avenue
- Lake Hiawatha walking and biking paths from Minnehaha Parkway to 44th Street



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