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Latest Minnesota Weather
Flooding is so widespread across Minnesota that families from the Canadian border to the Iowa border are trying to dry out. And many homeowners are seeing water seep into their homes and basements.
Heavy rain Thursday flooded the Valley Green Mobile Home Community in Jordan. The water surrounded the mobile homes, making it difficult for residents to get in or out.
The Mankato area was hit hard by flash flooding Wednesday morning, and on Thursday morning the Twin Cities was getting its turn. Thunderstorms with lightning and very heavy rain raced through the metro early Thursday morning, flooding roads and causing traffic problems.
Snaking along a house, a string of strong-armed volunteers are racing a demon. The LeSueur River jumped a foot and a half overnight, and it’s quickly closing in on the small town of St. Clair, Minn. Brad O’Donnell’s home is one of many being threatened.
Communities along the Minnehaha Creek faced flooded yards and streets Thursday. The 22 mile-long creek, which connects Lake Minnetonka and Minnehaha Falls, reached the highest water levels ever recorded Thursday morning. People in the St. Louis Park Creekside neighborhood are helping each other stack sandbags.
A tornado touched down in Swift County near Benson, Minn. on Thursday afternoon. Swift County Sheriff John Holtz says a trained weather spotter first saw the tornado just after 4 p.m.
Canterbury Park has canceled Thursday evening’s races because of severe thunderstorms moving through the Twin Cities.
Safety experts are urging Minnesota boaters, paddlers and swimmers to think twice before heading out on the water right now.
The city of Owatonna declared a state of emergency Tuesday night due to heavy rains, which have caused the Straight River to spill its banks. The rushing water barely slides under the footbridge that overlooks the river in Morehouse Park.
The Minnesota State Patrol says a state trooper plucked a woman from her car after rapidly rising water flooded Interstate 90 and stranded her car in the southwest corner of the state near the South Dakota border. The Patrol says the water was over the driver’s seat when she called 911 around 9:15 p.m. Monday.
I just watched video of a large tornado bearing down on a temporary oil-boom shantytown near Watford, N.D. on May 26, 2014. The video was recorded by a guy living in one of the trailers that serves as housing for men working the Bakken oil fields in North Dakota.
Think this past cold and snowy winter contradicts global warming? Think again …A top-ten tally of 50 days with minus-zero lows in the Twin Cities, a record 60 days of minus-zero temps in Duluth, havoc-wreaking snow and ice in the South and nearly 40 inches of above-normal snowfall in major Northeast cities including Philadelphia, New York City and Boston …
While Thursday’s tornadoes stayed south, parts of the Twin Cities did suffer wind damage. Employees cleaned up the mess outside of the Lakeville Walmart. Carl Cannon says shoppers started screaming as debris flew in the store.
Heavy rain, hail, strong winds and tornado warnings befell southern Minnesota Thursday afternoon as severe storms rolled into the state, moving north and east.