Storm dumps up to 8 inches of rain in southern Minnesota
HENDERSON, Minn. (AP) — A storm has dumped up to 8 inches of rain in southern Minnesota and flooded some roads.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation reports Highway 93 near the Minnesota River was closed Sunday morning between Henderson and Highway 169. The Star Tribune reports flash flooding also was happening on Highway 22 south of Kasota.
The National Weather Service reports around 8 inches (20 centimeters) of rain fell in the Mankato and Fairfax areas. St. Peter received around 7 inches (17.8 centimeters) of rain while New Ulm got 5 inches (12.7 centimeters).
A flood warning for parts of south-central Minnesota was in effect until 5 p.m. Sunday. Cities in the warning area included Mankato, New Ulm, St. Peter and Waseca.
A spotter reported a tornado northwest of Gaylord around 6:30 p.m. Saturday, but the National Weather Service says there were no reports of damage or injuries.