Boaters, beware: Water level dangerously close to power lines in Scott County, Minn.

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Photo credit Scott County Sheriff's Office

Authorities in Scott County, Minnesota, are warning boaters to use caution after flooding caused the water level to rise dangerously close to the power lines.

The sheriff's office advises boaters on the Minnesota River near Belle Plaine to be very careful, as the water level is about four feet below the power lines.