Flooding devices on Minnesota roads due to rain, snow

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1:30 P.M. Update

Water on the road and the failure of the pavement has closed the correct lane of I-94 in Minneapolis from 3rd Ave. to the Portland Ave. tunnel. There are more than two dozen state roads and major roads dealing with flooding and closure. See the full list of issues here.

10 A.M. Update

Traveling on rural roads in Cass County, Minnesota, is not recommended.

The sheriff's office says that there are many rural roads "which cannot be described by snow / snow covered roads and visibility has been reduced to 1/2 miles or less at times."

The difficult driving conditions have resulted in vehicles being stuck in ditches on rural county highways, the sheriff says.

7:30 A.M.

Flood warnings were issued in parts of southern Minnesota as temperatures melt along with fast-melting fixed rainfall, resulting in widespread street flooding and high water levels in low-lying areas.

As a result of Water on Interstate 35 near Pine City vehicles are going in the ditch on Thursday morning, according to Sgt. Neil Dickenson from Minnesota State Patrol.

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