2023 Flood Information

Washington County Flood Inundation Map 

Washington County Flood Map

National Weather Service Flood Forecasts

On March 9, 2023, the National Weather Service provided an updated flood forecast for the St. Croix River, which indicated the probability of a major flood event this year. A major flood event is triggered when the river reaches an elevation of 689’, which has an 11% chance of occurring in any given year. Considering the current snow pack conditions throughout the state, the prediction for this year is 73%. 

National Weather Service - Current and Forecasted St. Croix River Levels

National Weather Service - Flood Probability Graph

DNR MNTopo Elevation Interactive Map

Access this mapping tool to determine approximate elevations on an individual property. This information can then be used to compare flood level predictions issued by the National Weather Service. 

MNTopo Interactive Map
Directions: Type "Bayport" in the quick search bar on the upper left side of the screen. Using the toolbar on the upper right side of the screen, click on the "Basemaps" icon. A drop down menu will appear, then click on the "Imagery" icon. Here you can drag the map to search for a specific property.