A blizzard that swept through parts of the Dakotas on Thursday made travel treacherous and prompted the shutdown of roads, public schools and even universities. The National Weather Service posted blizzard warnings in eastern North Dakota and eastern South Dakota, as well as in parts of Minnesota.
Minnesota is in the pathway of a major storm system, with the storm’s center arriving by early Sunday morning.
After a steamy Sunday, strong winds and heavy rain rolled through Minnesota at around dinner time.
Heavy rains and high winds have left roads flooded and thousands without power in the Twin Cities.
Downed power lines, trees in streets and a damaging lighting strike have caused insurance nightmares for some Forest Lake residents.