Storm Events Database

Event Details:

Event Flood
-- Flood Cause Ice Jam
Report Source County Official
NCEI Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2007-03-14 09:00:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 15W DAWSON
Begin Lat/Lon 44.93/-96.3763
End Date 2007-03-15 11:00:00.0 CST-6
End Location 1SE DAWSON
End Lat/Lon 44.9198/-96.0556
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 425.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Snow melt and rapid warming brought flooding to portions of central and southern Minnesota.
Event Narrative Spring snow melt with rapid warming brought ice jams and flooding to portions of West Central Minnesota. On the 14th, Lac Qui Parle county officials reported flooded township roads west of the intersection of roads 212 and 75 (along the West Fork of the Lac Qui Parle River). The ice jam responsible for the flooding was west of the city of Dawson. The Dawson Sentinel reported plenty of damage to the Helgeson Bridge southeast of Dawson. Three quarters of the bridge was toppled.


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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 0 825.00K 0.00K
SPRINGFIELD BROWN CO. MN 03/12/2007 08:00 CST-6 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
REDWOOD FALLS REDWOOD CO. MN 03/13/2007 10:00 CST-6 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
RUSH RIVER SIBLEY CO. MN 03/14/2007 00:00 CST-6 Flood 0 0 400.00K 0.00K
DAWSON LAC QUI PARLE CO. MN 03/14/2007 09:00 CST-6 Flood 0 0 425.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 825.00K 0.00K