Katherine Island sits partially submerged this morning after heavy rains swept through town Monday night. – Sarah Stultz/Albert Lea Tribune
Katherine Island sits partially submerged this morning after heavy rains swept through town Monday night. – Sarah Stultz/Albert Lea Tribune

Sheriff issues no wake restriction for Fountain Lake

Published 1:20pm Tuesday, June 17, 2014

The Freeborn County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday issued a no wake restriction for Fountain Lake after heavy rains Monday night.

The restriction includes Edgewater Bay until further notice, according to a news release. Signs will be placed at both the Edgewater and Brookside boat ramps until the restriction is lifted.

A news release encourages anyone going on the waters of Fountain Lake to use extra caution because of submerged or partially submerged tree branches and docks that may have broken free during high winds and rising water levels.

The duration of the restriction will depend on the weather during the next two to three days and on how quickly the water recedes.