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In pictures: Floodwaters cause havoc across Minnesota

A look at some of the flooding in Minnesota on Thursday, Sept. 22.
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Cities in eastern and southern Minnesota are still dealing with the deluge of rain that passed across the state Wednesday into Thursday.

Streets are flooded, roads have collapsed and cars partially submerged after more than 14 inches of rain fell in some parts of the state within the past 48 hours, the National Weather Service tweeted.

Here are some of the pictures posted on social media:

https://twitter.com/MnDPS_HSEM/status/779013873546436609

https://twitter.com/ZachLashway/status/779021611106115584

https://twitter.com/DanG8r/status/778997776298315776

https://twitter.com/BBrusch2/status/778995738424512513

https://twitter.com/Ashley_Hanley1/status/778991438092603393

https://twitter.com/Overnights_at_9/status/778973346553888769

https://twitter.com/mark_tarello/status/778980569992400896

https://twitter.com/mlstrib/status/778986681265364992

https://twitter.com/mplstvguy/status/778961677769330690

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