Flash flooding causes significant damage in Albert Lea

6 July 2022

ALBERT LEA, Minn. — Albert Lea residents are cleaning up after flash flooding caused significant damage Tuesday night.

More than 6 inches of rain fell in two hours in the town of 18,000 people in southern Minnesota.

In some areas, people waited out the storm inside businesses as their vehicles slowly became submerged in water.

One resident, Talietha Callahan, shared video on Facebook of motorists attempting to drive through a flooded Franklin Avenue. 

WCCO will have more on the noon news and on CBS News Minnesota. Check back for updates.

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