Flooding continues along some Minnesota creeks, rivers

Flooding continued to plague a neighborhood in Jordan, Minn., on Saturday, as an ice jam sent the waters of Sand Creek out of its banks.

Drone footage provided by the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community and shared by the Jordan Police Department on Saturday showed a lengthy ice jam clogging the creek in the city southwest of the Twin Cities.

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Jordan’s Valley Green Mobile Home Community was evacuated Thursday and remained evacuated on Saturday. An emergency shelter remained open at Jordan High School, about 2 miles away.

“Fourteen residents remain at the Red Cross shelter while nine pets are being cared for in the pet shelter,” Jordan police said Saturday afternoon. “Attempting to travel by vehicle in and out of Valley Green Park is still not advised, as water levels are still at a point where most passenger vehicles are unable to

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