Flooding and freezing temps have created difficult and dangerous travel conditions throughout our area. The Minnesota Department of Transportation is reporting most roads in Southeast Minnesota are at least partially covered with ice this morning and the I-90 exit ramp at HWY 218 near Austin is closed due to flooding. (click on the map for detailed info)

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Be on the lookout for county road closures as well. You can check the Olmsted County Public Works site for local road closings. As of 5:00 AM Friday morning their list included:

  • Intersection of 54th St. N to 100th Ave N (Cty Rd 129)
  • Oxbow Park is Closed due to flooding
  • 48th Street NE at the intersection of County Road 124
  • County Road 24 near Wabasha County Road 2 by Elgin
  • County Road 143 west of County Road 11 (3 Blocks Closed from Intersection)