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Event Details

Event Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain / Snow Melt
State MINNESOTA
County/Area LYON
WFO FSD
Report Source COOP Observer
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2007-03-12 07:00:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 5NE MARSHALL
Begin Lat/Lon 44.5/-95.71
End Date 2007-03-16 07:00:00.0 CST-6
End Location 8SSW RUSSELL
End Lat/Lon 44.21/-96.01
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 A rapid warm up developed in early March after significant snowfall at the end of February and the beginning of March. The warmup resulted in a rapid snowmelt which was enough to cause minor to moderate flooding on the Rock and Redwood Rivers. Lowlands along the rivers were flooded, but no significant damage to farmland, homes, or other property was reported. No significant rain fell during the flooding period, and the flooding subsided during the middle part of March.
Event Narrative Warm temperatures caused a rapid snowmelt which caused the Redwood River to rise above flood stage for a few days. The flooding was generally minor, and no significant damage was reported. The river crested at around 2 feet above flood stage at Marshall on March 13th, and at Russel on March 14th.


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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
MARSHALL LYON CO. MN 03/12/2007 07:00 CST-6 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HARDWICK ROCK CO. MN 03/13/2007 07:00 CST-6 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K