State Senate Approves $30 Million For Emergency Disaster Relief FundingIt marks the first bill passed by the Senate in the 2020 legislative session, and the funding would be available without the need for a special legislative session.
Walz Requests Federal Disaster Declaration For Winter-Spring StormsOfficials say flooding, blizzards and strong winds from mid-March to late April caused damage totaling $39 million -- well above the $8 million threshold required for a federal declaration.
How To Keep Water From Entering Your BasementThe most common causes of basement flooding is the grade at which the house sits.
Some Parks Could Be Closed For Months Due To Spring FloodingAs of right now, officials say it's unclear whether the parks will even be available for Memorial Day weekend.
Mississippi Expected To Crest Shy Of 20 Feet In Hastings Next WeekendCommunities all over the state are under flood warnings as Minnesota's rivers continue to rise. The town of Hastings has been watching the flood forecasts religiously.
NOAA Outlook Warns Of Possible Major Spring Flooding In MinnesotaThe new spring flood outlook predicts a potentially unprecedented flood season, especially in the Midwest and along the Mississippi River.
Gov. Walz, Sen. Klobuchar Get Update On Spring Flood PrepsMinnesota leaders have been warned to expect significant flooding across the state depending on how quickly the snow melts.
City Of Stillwater Prepared To Build 15-Foot Dike Ahead Of Spring FloodingAhead of the spring thaw, city crews have been clearing away snow piles in downtown. On Monday, March 18, all parking lots east of Water Street will be closed so flood planning can begin.
Professionals Provide Tips To Prevent Flood DamageThere are some steps you can take now to prevent flood damage to your home. Heavy rain can impact not only our roofs but can also invade our basements because of clogged catch basins.
Minnesota GOP Lawmakers Seek $20M More In Flood Relief MoneyMinnesota Republicans say the Legislature should approve $20 million to replenish an empty disaster aid fund ahead of anticipated spring flooding.
Minnesota Weather: With Each Fresh Snowstorm, Spring Flooding Danger GrowsSomething we can all do after the storm is clear the snow away from storm drains, which will give next week's rain, and any melting, somewhere to go.
Spring Flooding Potential Near NormalOur week of warmth has a lot of people thinking spring, and meteorologists thinking about the potential for flooding.
Fast Warm-Up Leads To Big Pools On MN RoadsThe heat is on. WCCO director of meteorology Mike Augustyniak says that high temperatures in the Twin Cities could top 50 degrees on Monday. On Sunday, temperatures reached into the 40s.
Parts Of Minnesota To Get 'Extreme Flooding' This SpringThe National Weather Service said Monday parts of Minnesota will likely see "extreme flooding" this spring.
Floodwaters Rising After Storms Deluge HeartlandVolunteers worked into the night to stack sandbags against rising Midwest floodwaters and evacuate people in its path — or rescue those already under water — after a powerful spring storm system unleashed downpours from Oklahoma to Michigan.