State Of Emergency
St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman declared a state of emergency Tuesday as the Mississippi River continues to rise there and create flooding issues. It’s the same situation in Ramsey County, and Harriet Island is under water.
The Minnesota National Guard is sending 20 soldiers to Henderson, Minn. to assist with flood response. Henderson is among the towns in southern Minnesota that suffered damage due to torrential rains that plagued the state over the last week. The soldiers will provide assistance by watching over flowage channels, levee watch and lift stations.
Gov. Mark Dayton has issued an emergency order to help stranded motorists caught in Minnesota’s cold wave.
Gov. Mark Dayton has declared a state of emergency in 26 counties after storms and flash flooding last month. The executive order will allow the state to call for federal disaster assistance in the areas hit hardest by storms.
Gov. Mark Dayton has declared a state of emergency in 16 counties because of extensive damage from the July 1 storms.
Marshall Mayor Bob Byrnes said Saturday that the city of Marshall has declared a state of emergency after severe weather that swept through the area Friday afternoon.
Gov. Scott Walker has declared a state of emergency across southern Wisconsin ahead of a major snow storm.