More Flash Flooding Imminent - Soaking Rains Overnight
June 1, 2014 — 6:43pm
Another Surge. NWS Doppler radar at 6:41 PM shows heavy showers and T-storms pushing across southwest and south central Minnesota toward the Twin Cities. Another 1-2" of rain may fall overnight, aggravating the flood situation across the state. If you've already been impacted by wet basements, street flooding or stream overflows stay alert - there may be more problems into the morning hours Monday.
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