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A 'perfect snowmelt' easing flood threat across southern Minnesota


March 21, 2019

As the first signs of spring flooding emerge this week across southern Minnesota, weather conditions have been nearly ideal for a relatively slow, if not completely harmless, snowmelt.

With daytime temperatures gradually warming and nighttime temperatures dropping just below freezing, the snowpack has trickled away, keeping streams and rivers from a rapid rise that could wreak havoc. What’s more, the forecast for the next week calls for more of the same.


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