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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…
FEMA Crews Coming to Southern Minnesota
Disaster Survivor Assistance crews from FEMA will be canvassing area neighborhoods that suffered damage from September flooding. The crew members will be wearing blue FEMA shirts and have FEMA photo identification badges. Residents are encouraged to ask to see this official identification before off…
Minnesota Disaster Recovery Center Opens in Waseca
A disaster recovery center is now open in Waseca. This was established to help renters, homeowners and businesses that suffered damage during the September floods.
It's located in the City of Waseca Public Safety Building on South State Street...
Individual Storm Aid Now Approved for Rice 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…
Steele 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...
Dayton Wants Federal Help for Flooded State
ST. PAUL (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton is asking for federal help after heavy flooding in southern Minnesota last month.
Dayton formally asked President Barack Obama to declare the flood damage a major disaster in a letter released Thursday...

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