Storm Events Database

Event Details:

Event Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain / Snow Melt
County/Area MOWER
Report Source River/Stream Gage
NCEI Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2010-03-11 22:00:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 1NW AUSTIN
Begin Lat/Lon 43.6779/-92.9383
End Date 2010-03-12 03:15:00.0 CST-6
End Location 1NNW AUSTIN
End Lat/Lon 43.6777/-92.9369
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 0.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Warm temperatures across southeast Minnesota during the second week of March caused a quick release of snowpack melt water. This brought about rises along area rivers, streams, and creeks. Rainfall amounts of three quarters of an inch to nine tenths of an inch fell across much of southeast Minnesota between the 9th and 11th, which added to the runoff, further increasing the rises along the rivers.
Event Narrative Dobbins Creek on the east side of Austin rose over the flood stage of 11.5 feet the evening of March 11th. It crested at 10:25 p.m. on March 11th at 11.6 feet, before falling back below flood stage during the early morning hours of March 12th.
Minor flooding occurred during the time when the creek was above flood stage, however no damage was reported.


Event Map:

All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
AUSTIN MOWER CO. MN 03/11/2010 22:00 CST-6 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HOKAH HOUSTON CO. MN 03/13/2010 00:00 CST-6 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MAPLEVIEW MOWER CO. MN 03/14/2010 15:15 CST-6 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K