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Prepare Now for Spring Flooding

Flooding around homes and buildings

Ice jams and snowmelt will continue to increase the potential for flooding over the next several weeks in central and southern Minnesota. That’s the latest update from our partners at the National Weather Service.

HSEM is in touch with other federal, state and local partners who are working together to prepare. You should be preparing too.

We have all the resources you need on our Spring Flooding page. Look for a daily update on flooding across the state at the top of the page. And please share this valuable information with your family and friends.


Lead the Way in Safety by Following Us

DPS social media coordinator monitoring social media accounts on computer screens

The thing about being the Department of Public Safety is that safety information needs to be … well, public in order to work. To get the word out, we use all kinds of channels: TV, radio, billboards, and of course social media – but one of our most valuable public safety communications assets is the person you see when you look in the mirror.

Our goal is to make Minnesota a safer place in which to work, play and live, and we need you to help us get the message out.

To find out how you can help spread our public safety messages, read our latest blog.

Budget Recommendations Include Investments in Safety and Service

Governor Tim Walz and Lt. Governor Peggy Flanagan's Budget for One Minnesota provides important investments for disaster assistance, improving DVS customer service, supporting deputy registrars, support for human trafficking investigations, and more. Learn how the budget supports DPS divisions and programs.

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Video Description: State and federal leaders discuss preparations for 2019 spring flooding in Minnesota.