This is the sort of flooding we see in March in western Minnesota but this time it’s because of 6 inches of rain that fell overnight in Luverne. Some people were stranded on Interstate 90 when the water covered the roadway. The highway was closed west of town.
Chad Smith posted this video this evening of a portion of his drive through town.
And Sioux Falls, South Dakota, where 4.5 inches of rain fell..
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Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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