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Heavy rains cause flooding this morning in west central Minnesota

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WILLMAR –– Heavy storms last night that dumped as much as eight inches of rain on already saturated fields, roads and basements is causing more problems in west central Minnesota communities.


There are reports of standing water on roads in several counties, including Yellow Medicine, Chippewa and Renville counties, with at least one road washed out northeast of Granite Falls.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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