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Afton declares flood emergency

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Woodbury, 55125

Woodbury Minnesota 8420 City Centre Drive 55125

The increasing threat of major flooding this spring has prompted Afton City Council to declare a State of Emergency.

City Council made the declaration Tuesday during its regular meeting.

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Afton's emergency declaration came on the heals of Washington County declaring a State of Emergency earlier in the day.

Afton's declaration allows the city to begin flood preparations such as road closures and sandbagging.

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