Storm Events Database

Event Details:

Event Flood
-- Flood Cause Ice Jam
County/Area BROWN
Report Source County Official
NCEI Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2007-03-12 08:00:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 3SW SPRINGFIELD
Begin Lat/Lon 44.2193/-95.0128
End Date 2007-03-17 06:00:00.0 CST-6
End Location 0N NEW ULM
End Lat/Lon 44.32/-94.47
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 Snow melt and rapid warming brought flooding to portions of central and southern Minnesota.
Event Narrative Spring snow melt and rapid warming brought ice jams and flooding to portions of Southern Minnesota. Lowland areas near the Cottonwood River in New Ulm caused flooding in this area from the 13th to the 21st, including Cottonwood Street. Just southwest of Springfield, the Cottonwood River rose nearly ten feet during the afternoon and evening on the 12th, but 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 0 825.00K 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