At least one highway was closed because of flooding Sunday morning after as much as 10 inches of rain fell in southern Minnesota overnight.
Hwy. 93 near the Minnesota River was closed on Sunday between Henderson, Minn., and Hwy. 169, the Minnesota Department of Transportation said. Flash flooding was also occurring on Hwy. 22 south of Kasota in Le Sueur County.
About 5 to 10 inches of rain fell Saturday evening into Sunday over a swath of the Minnesota River Valley from Morton in Renville County, southeast through New Ulm and Mankato, and farther southeast to Janesville and Waseca.
Rainfall totals from the Weather Service included 8.65 inches in Mankato, 8 inches in Fairfax, 6.6 inches in Gibbon, 6.3 inches in Kasota, 5 inches in New Ulm, 4.8 inches in Waseca, 3.3 inches in Owatonna, 2.5 inches in New Prague and 2 inches in Stillwater.
Calmer, somewhat cooler weather is expected during the early part of the week.