Flood Watch in Minnesota
The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch in Minnesota, USA.
Temperatures will warm into the 40s Wednesday and Thursday, with around an inch to an inch and a half of rain expected Wednesday into Thursday. The heaviest rain will fall Wednesday afternoon into Wednesday evening. This could lead to street flooding and standing water across low lying areas. Many of the the drainage systems are full of ice and snow, so any melting or runoff from the rain could lead to ponding of water in low lying areas.
The alert area covers Anoka; Benton; Carver; Dakota; Hennepin; Kandiyohi; McLeod; Meeker; Ramsey; Scott; Sherburne; Stearns; Washington; Wright.
The flood watch remains in effect from Wednesday afternoon through Thursday evening, 3/14/2019.