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Monday, 15 April 2019 15:34

Winter Storm Was 'Pretty Catastrophic' Minnesota Governor Says

(TNS) - As approximately 1,700 households and businesses remained without electricity in Mower and Freeborn counties Saturday morning, Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz said many in the state are likely unaware of the devastation caused by this week’s storm.

“If you have power at your house, the snow is going to be melted probably by tomorrow or whatever, so it appears like nothing really happened, but this was pretty catastrophic,” he said, noting power outages had wide-ranging impacts from personal medical needs to large-scale farming operations.

Walz was in Austin Saturday morning to meet with Minnesota National Guard members and sheriffs from Mower and Freeborn counties, as well as those tasked with returning power to the businesses and homes throughout the area.

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https://www.govtech.com/em/disaster/Winter-Storm-was-Pretty-Catastrophic-Minnesota-Governor-says.html