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Overview

Heavy rainfall caused major flooding in southern Minnesota with rainfall totals up to 10 inches in some regions. Near-record water levels were observed for the Minnesota River, Cottonwood River, and Zumbro River. Goodhue, Martin, and Steele Counties experienced the worst damage with evacuations and multiple road closures. In Truman of Martin County, 80% of homes had at least a foot of water, a school was flooded, and there was no electricity.