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Potential For Heavy Rain Tuesday Night Into Wednesday

There's a chance for storms late Tuesday into Wednesday as a warm front moves across the state. Some of the storms may be severe.

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Traffic on Highway 15, backed up this afternoon while crews retrieved a sunken rescue boat. (Photo: Lynn Quale)
Traffic on Highway 15, backed up this afternoon while crews retrieved a sunken rescue boat. (Photo: Lynn Quale)
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Traffic Backs Up on Highway 15 As Fire Crews Recover Submerged Rescue Boat

The swollen Sauk River continues to cause headaches for area rescue crews. The St. Cloud Fire Department was called to the river today after two men freed-up a sunken rescue boat that eventually got stranded on a bridge abutment.

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Abby Faulkner
Abby Faulkner
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Flood Warning Continues For Sauk River

The Flood Warning for the Sauk River in St. Cloud will continue until Monday morning. The river is at 6.6 feet today (Wednesday). Flood stage is 6 feet.

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NOAA, Chanhassen
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Severe Storms Possible as Central Minnesota Endures Another Day of Tropical Heat

The heat and mugginess continues across Minnesota. Excessive heat warnings continue through Wednesday with hot days and warm nights. And that brings the risk of strong to severe thunderstorms, as well, especially this afternoon and tonight.

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Abby Faulkner
Abby Faulkner
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Flood Warning Posted for Sauk River in St. Cloud

Minor flooding is expected in St. Cloud next week as the Sauk River rises above flood stage for the second time this year.

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Pete Nyblom
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Stearns County Emergency Management Dealing with Flooded Roads, Urging Caution to Drivers

Numerous cities across Stearns County are experiencing flooding after today's storms.

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River Crests Come Early In Minnesota

The Mississippi River at St. Paul keeps rising toward a crest predicted for Wednesday, but the crests came early to some other Minnesota river towns. The Minnesota River at New Ulm had been predicted to remain at its peak into Tuesday, but was already dropping Monday from its Sunday crest.

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Spring Flooding A Strong Possibility – Tips Issued On How To Prepare

The spring thaw is coming up fast, and the city of St. Cloud, as well as the Better Business Bureau, have some information and advice on keeping your home protected from potential flooding.

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FEMA Encourages Minnesotans To Get Flood Insurance

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is encouraging Minnesota residents and businesses to buy flood insurance before it's too late. Minnesota faces the threat of flooding statewide this year. FEMA points out there's a 30-day waiting period before a policy takes effect.

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Odds Of Major Red River Flooding In Fargo Increase

The National Weather Service has bumped up the odds for major flooding along the Red River in eastern North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota.

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