Seems like the wildfires abated a bit just so floods could get their equal share of 15 minutes of fame literally.
National Weather Service issued a flood warning continued this morning for the Root River near Houston and affecting Houston County and the south branch of the Root River at Lanesboro affecting Fillmore and Houston County.
Residents of Houston County, in south eastern Minnesota, were strongly encouraged and urged to evacuate to higher ground Sunday night because of flooding and mudslides after heavy weekend rains.
Besides, this area is extremely prone to outbreak of illness as well due to worsening weather conditions and declaration of abandonment now
Houston was one of seven southeastern Minnesota counties declared federal disaster areas after flash floods in August.
Take note, don’t mix it with Houston in Texas.