The Spring Flooding of 1965
The spring flooding of 1965 started with cold and snow but later on escalated into a widespread of heavy rainfall. The rainfall was experienced along the Minnesota, Mississippi, and St Croix rivers. The damage occurred across the five-state areas of Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Lowa, and Missouri. The flash floods claimed 15 lives, injured over 600 people, and damaged over 11,000 homes.