Bachmann Tweet Links Deadly S.C. Floods To U.S. Relationship With IsraelFormer Minnesota congresswoman Michele Bachmann shared a theory on Twitter for why historic and deadly rains have flooded South Carolina. Over the weekend, the former Republican lawmaker and presidential candidate posted, saying: "US turns its back on Israel, disasters following."
Family Who Lost Home To Mudslide Finally Able To RebuildThe historic June floods left a permanent mark on a well-known high school basketball coach and his family. The record rainfall sent a mudslide cascading into the Carlson’s Le Sueur, Minn. home, making it unlivable.
Fort Snelling State Park To ReopenThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will reopen Fort Snelling State Park after a three-week closure due to rains and flooding. The DNR will reopen the park Wednesday morning at 8 a.m. The parked closed June 22 when the main park road flooded.
Groundwater Saturation Wreaks Havoc In MetroRecent rains are causing problems throughout the Twin Cities. Groundwater levels are very high right now. The soft land is leading to small landslides in backyards. Tim Cowedry, a groundwater geologist with the U.S. Geographical Survey, says water is in great supply - but it's not just the water you can see.
Hydrologist Predicts North Dakota Border FloodingSteve Buan of the National Weather Service says that historically late spring flooding could occur in the Red River Valley.
NE Minn. Flooding Could Disrupt Weekend PlansExtensive flood damage in northeast Minnesota could disrupt your weekend plans.
Rains Boost Topsoil Moisture Across Minnesota Widespread rains gave a boost to topsoil moisture across Minnesota last week, but crop conditions remained relatively unchanged.
Relentless Rains Restore Minnesota Rivers, LakesMinnesota is inching closer to the rainfall record for May. That's a good thing for Minnesota's rivers.
Overnight Rains Cause Floods In New BrightonA Saturday morning downpour caused a parking lot at a New Brighton apartment complex to flood, and the water damaged dozens of vehicles and storage units.