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As Minnesota's snow piles up, flood worries are rising, too


The extreme cold came and we bundled up. Then the snow came and we shoveled, and then shoveled some more.

Now there’s growing concern that winter’s onslaught could bring trouble this spring. With snowbanks large enough to engulf small vehicles and another few inches of snow expected Friday, there’s a higher-than-usual chance of spring flooding, said Craig Schmidt, senior service hydrologist with the National Weather Service in Chanhassen.


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