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Chopper Aerial Tour Captures Southwest Minnesota Flooding

Updated: 06/17/2014 5:22 PM
Created: 06/17/2014 5:07 PM KSTP.com
By: Heidi Enninga

Storms brought heavy rain on Monday night and left flooded fields, roads and towns in Southwestern Minnesota. 

The rain was just too much for an already saturated ground near Worthington and Luverne, Minnesota and Rock Rapids, Iowa.

Chopper 5 Pilot Ken Melchior took an aerial tour of some of the towns that were hit the hardest in southwestern Minnesota, as residents started to clean up and prevent further damage.


Minneapolis/St. Paul

Clear
33°
40° | 24°
  • Feels like: 24° F
  • Wind: NNE 13mph
  • Humidity: 52%
  • Sat More sun than clouds
    48° | 34°
  • Sun Partly cloudy
    56° | 45°
  • Mon Showers ending by midday
    57° | 37°
  • Tue More sun than clouds
    48° | 33°

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