MASON CITY | The National Weather Service in Des Moines has issued a Flood Warning for the Winnebago River.
The warning extends from Fertile to Rockford. The warning will remain in effect until Sunday morning.
At 10:30 a.m. Saturday the stage in Mason City was 10.3 feet. Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
At flood stage, there is widespread flooding of city parks and water reaches the underside of the 12th Street Northeast bridge at the piers, according to the National Weather Service.
East Park has been closed as the rising waters of the Winnebago and Willow Creek have flooded low lying areas.