Drought stricken areas of Minnesota get a much needed drink

- Some heavy rains fell in parts of Minnesota late Saturday and early Sunday prompting a couple of Flash Flood Warnings and plenty of puddles.  But the good news is that the heaviest of the rain fell in areas that really needed it.  While the metro saw anywhere from a quarter to three quarters of an inch, parts of central and western Minnesota received more than 2 inches of liquid.  This was especially the case across the west from Marshall northward to Alexandria where a moderate and severe drought have taken hold.  While this isn’t a drought buster, it does certainly help and with more rain in the forecast, the area will likely see significant improvement to the soil moisture over the next few days…


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