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Flash Flood Watch For Southeast Minnesota
Another round of thunderstorms is expected across portions of the Upper Mississippi River Valley Friday afternoon through early Saturday morning. About 1-3 inches of rainfall is possible with perhaps some localized higher amounts. This expected heavy rainfall, coupled with saturated and some already…
Heavy Thunderstorms Causing Problems In Southeastern Minnesota
A severe thunderstorm warning was issued earlier on Thursday morning for parts of Rice and Steele counties. No damage reports have been received so far from this storm.
More heavy thunderstorms are moving through southeastern Minnesota. The National Weather Service has issued an urban and small strea…
Minnesota Severe Weather Awareness Topic is Flooding
The Wednesday weather topic during Minnesota Severe Weather Awareness week is an event our area is all to familiar with: flooding. Two of the past three years we've experienced this type of weather locally.
Nationally, floods claim nearly 200 lives each year and force 300,000 people from th…
Federal Disaster Assistance Approved for Faribault Region
More than $2.3 million in FEMA disaster assistance has been approved to help homeowners and renters in Rice, Steele, Waseca, Blue Earth, Le Sueur, Freeborn and Hennepin counties who were affected by the storms and flooding in September.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency issued a news release to…
Individual Storm Aid Now Approved for Rice, Steele County Area
Gov. Mark Dayton's office says a federal agency has reversed itself and approved aid for individuals and households in southern Minnesota hit by the heavy rains and flooding in September.
Earlier this month, the governor appealed the original decision by the Federal Emergency Management Agency t…
Rice County Residents Need to Report Flood Damage
On Friday, the Federal Emergency Management Agency of FEMA denied individual assistance to individuals and households in our area that were seriously affected by heavy rainstorms and flooding on September 21 and 22. Gov. Mark Dayton has announced that he will formally appeal that decision...

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