With numerous rivers under flood warnings that have crested or about to crest, the last thing the Twin Cities area needed was more rain.
Footage shot around downtown Saint Paul, MN, except shot 2 which was in Lakeville, MN of the clouds.
Video is pretty much two packages merged into one long heavy rain and flooding package with flash flooding on Kellogg Blvd. in downtown Saint Paul and B-roll of the flooding at Harriet Island in Saint Paul with additional shots at the Downtown Saint Paul Airport.
Clip 1 Downtown Saint Paul, MN skyline from Mounds park as one of the several waves of rain moved in from the training storms.
Clip 2 Dark Skies over Lakeville, MN at County Road 70 and Interstate 35 (south side of town)
Clip 3 High winds and heavy rain pound the area as the first line of storms move in.
Clip 4 – 5 POV driving shot in downtown Saint Paul.
Clip 6 A couple walking with Umbrellas along Kellogg Blvd. as the heavy rain falls and cars end up splashing them from the flooded out road.
Clip 7 Looking towards the east (TC 01;00;14) as cars driving west on Kellogg Blvd run into the flash flooding and brown water with debris in it.
At TC 01;16;09 a car drives through the flooded out road as a bolt of lightning strikes in the background.
Clip 8 Cars driving through the flash flooding on Kellogg Blvd.
Clip 9 Car driving through the flooded out roadway.
Clip 10 Parked cars in the standing water on Kellogg Blvd.
Clip 11 Car driving too fast and hitting the standing water on Kellogg Blvd
Clip 12 Water flowing down a storm drain on Kellogg Blvd.
Clip 13-14 Several cars driving too fast and hitting the flooded out Kellogg Blvd.
Clip 15 Debris spinning around a storm drain with large boards in the water spinning around it.
Clip 16 More flooding on Kellogg Blvd.
Clip 17 Bus hits the debris in the water on Kellogg Blvd.
Clip 18 Pickup truck in the flood waters.
Clip 19 More cars slam into the flood waters at high speed.
Clip 20 Flooding around the Downtown Saint Paul Airport. Railroad tracks under water on the south side of the airport.
Clip 21 X marks the spot for one of the runways that was closed due to flooding at the Downtown Saint Paul Airport.
Clip 22 Heavy rain falls as the flood wall holds back the Mississippi River from overtaking the Downtown Saint Paul Airport. Part of the runway on the other side of the flood wall is now part of the river.
Clip 23-24 On top of the flood wall at the Downtown Saint Paul Airport that is helping to hold back the Mississippi River.
Clip 25 Heavy rain falls on the already flooded out airport.
Clip 26 A view of the Downtown Saint Paul, MN skyline from the flooded out Harriet Island as Lightning filss the sky above.
Clip 27 Harriet Island Pavilion now sits several feet of water in the middle of the Mississippi River.
Clip 28 Another view of the Downtown Saint Paul, MN skyline from the flooded out Harriet Island as Upward Lightning goes up behind the skyline.
Clip 29 Flooded out playground at Harriet Island.
Clip 30 Flooded out Harriet Island that has the flag poles where the rivers edge is normally located with the Cathedral of Saint Paul in the background.
Clip 31 Another building in Harriet Island surrounded by flood waters.
Clip 32 Entrance to Harriet Island Park closed off with the flood wall in place.
Clip 33 People coming to Harriet Island Park to check out the flooding.
Clip 34-35 Park playground under water.
Clip 36-37 People checking out the flooding and taking photos at Harriet Island.
Clip 38 People walking in the rain at Harriet Island.
Clip 39 The only ones that love the flooding of Harriet Island, the ducks swimming in the flood waters looking for food.