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Video: 3 rescued from flood waters near Minn.-Iowa border

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Severe thunderstorms passing through the Midwest Wednesday triggered flash flooding that swept an SUV off the road near the Minnesota-Iowa border.

KTTC reports two women and a child were trapped inside the vehicle amidst rising flood waters. Cameras were rolling as rescuers brought the three to safety.
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KAAL said downed trees, power outages and flooding were reported in Wells, Minn. Wednesday evening. No one was hurt.

The storm system also produced tornados that damaged a handful of businesses and homes in Belmond, Iowa, KTTC reported.

The Associated Press said two of the businesses were destroyed. A photo slideshow of damage is available on the Des Moines County Register's website.

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