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Event Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain / Snow Melt
State MINNESOTA
County/Area TRAVERSE
WFO ABR
Report Source Emergency Manager
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2011-03-15 08:00:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 6N ROLSBERG
Begin Lat/Lon 46.01/-96.56
End Date 2011-03-31 23:59:00.0 CST-6
End Location 2WNW WHEATON ARPT
End Lat/Lon 45.79/-96.58
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 deep snowpack began to melt in mid-March and brought flooding across west central Minnesota through the end of the month. Several of the creeks flooded including Twelve Mile Creek in Traverse county. Twelve Mile Creek rose to almost 3 feet above flood stage towards the end of the month. Many county and township roads were flooded along with many acres of crop and pastureland. Due to the damage from the flooding, a Presidential Disaster was declared for both Big Stone and Traverse counties. The damage was estimated from 500 thousand to 1 million dollars. The snow melt and subsequent flooding continued into April.
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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
BEARDSLEY BIG STONE CO. MN 03/15/2011 08:00 CST-6 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ROLSBERG TRAVERSE CO. MN 03/15/2011 08:00 CST-6 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K