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Event Flash Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain
State MINNESOTA
County/Area DAKOTA
WFO MPX
Begin Date 08/10/2010 22:00:00 CST-6
Begin Range 1
Begin Azimuth NW
Begin Location FARMINGTON
Begin Lat/Lon 44.64/-93.17
End Date 08/11/2010 00:00:00 CST-6
End Range 1
End Azimuth WNW
End Location FARMINGTON
End Lat/Lon 44.64/-93.17
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 Several rounds of heavy rainfall led to signficant flash flooding in portions of east-central Minnesota, and west-central Wisconsin. Several areas in the Twin Cities had signficant street flooding with isolated rainfall amounts of 2 to 5 inches occurring around the City of Minneapolis where several police cars and buses stalled in the flood waters. Prior to the flooding, lines of strong to severe thunderstorms moved across southern and portions of east central Minnesota, where localized wind damage occurred.
Event Narrative County Road 50 was covered with six inches of water at one point east of Pilot Knob Road, near Farmington, Minnesota. In addition, 9 inches of water was reported along Chippendale Ave West, near Ash St, and Elm St. 1 to 2 feet of water was reported in fields south of 225th St. West. During the evening, several observers across Dakota County had measured rainfall amounts between three and five inches between 8 and 11 pm.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 30.00K 0.00K
CLEMENTS REDWOOD CO. MN 08/10/2010 13:07 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
GREEN ISLE SIBLEY CO. MN 08/10/2010 15:07 CST-6 Funnel Cloud 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GREEN ISLE SIBLEY CO. MN 08/10/2010 15:10 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 56 kts. EG 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
OXLIO ISANTI CO. MN 08/10/2010 16:10 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
LINDSTROM CHISAGO CO. MN 08/10/2010 17:51 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 59 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FARMINGTON DAKOTA CO. MN 08/10/2010 21:10 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
LITTLE CANADA RAMSEY CO. MN 08/10/2010 21:15 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FARMINGTON DAKOTA CO. MN 08/10/2010 22:00 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MINNEAPOLIS HENNEPIN CO. MN 08/10/2010 22:45 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 30.00K 0.00K