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SEVERE WEATHER: Storm timeline and what to expect

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Flooding on the Rock River in Luverne, Minn. Submitted to photos@fox9.com by Mark Goebel. Flooding on the Rock River in Luverne, Minn. Submitted to photos@fox9.com by Mark Goebel.
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Storms are developing Wednesday afternoon across the central Dakotas, with the overall movement of these storms tracking to the east into Minnesota and Wisconsin later Wednesday night. As these storms move east into Minnesota they will move into atmospheric conditions that should strengthen the overall severe weather potential.

WHAT TO EXPECT: 1 to 3 inches of rain likely where storms develop and move through, which would cause some flash flooding in areas that have already seen heavy rain over the past 7 days. PHOTOS: Mankato flash flooding

METRO TIMELINE: The primary severe weather threat in Minneapolis-St. Paul is large hail and damaging winds, along with heavy rains later Wednesday night into the 4 a.m. hour Thursday.

You can see an active list of watches and warnings at http://myfox9.com/weatheralerts. View an interactive radar map at http://bit.ly/1im9EcD and view live Fox 9 radar with chat at http://bit.ly/1nkdxMy.

EMERGENCY OPERATIONS

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Homeland Security and Emergency Management division is working with emergency managers to address storm damage. Here's latest information reported to the State Emergency Operations Center:

SOUTHEAST REGION

Blue Earth County: County Emergency Operations Center partially activated to respond to mudslide and flooded roads. Highway 66 south of Mankato is closed from Blue Earth County Road 90 to County Road 9.

Rice County: Emergency Operations Center partially activated to respond to flooding. Minnesota Correctional Facility –Faribault has significant flooding in a workshop area. Officials are working with the SEOC logistics staff regarding pumps and sandbags. City of Faribault is closely monitoring water levels on the Straight and Cannon Rivers.

Steele County: Emergency Declaration in place. Emergency Operations Center partially activated. City is sandbagging public infrastructure. Residents are sandbagging private homes.

Waseca County: Numerous roads closed due to high water.

Freeborn County: Public Works officials are pumping flooded streets. City of Maple Island without power

SOUTHWEST REGION

Rock County: Emergency Declaration signed. County reports 20 culverts washed out and travel is limited throughout the county due to road closures. County officials estimate 100,000 acres of crop loss. There are 250,000 tillable acres in the county. They report the loss will have a ‘significant economic impact’. Meeting planned for Thursday to discuss damages.

Brown County: County officials conducting damage assessments on township and county roads. Mudslide reported on County Road 10

NORTHERN MINNESOTA

Koochiching County: Assessing need for additional sandbagging machine. Rainy Lake is predicted to crest in mid-July

St. Louis County: Sandbagging efforts continue at Kabetogama

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