Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Flash Flood
-- Flood Cause Ice Jam
State MINNESOTA
County/Area TRAVERSE
WFO ABR
Report Source Emergency Manager
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2007-03-14 01:00:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 0N BROWNS VLY
Begin Lat/Lon 45.6/-96.85
End Date 2007-03-17 09:00:00.0 CST-6
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 5.00M
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Rapid snowmelt runoff from 25 to 30 inches of snow and ice jamming on the Little Minnesota River and Lake Traverse resulted in flash flooding in Browns Valley. The water came mostly into the northern end of town around 1 to 2 am in the morning of the 14th. One-hundred forty homes received some flooding damage with fifty homes receiving significant damage. Over 100 residents had to be evacuated. Several roads and bridges also received damage from the flooding. The flood waters slowly receded through the early morning hours of the 17th.
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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 5.000M 0.00K
BROWNS VLY TRAVERSE CO. MN 03/14/2007 01:00 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 5.000M 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 5.000M 0.00K