In typical Minnesota fashion, spring suddenly arrived and booted winter out of the state, a phenomenon that triggered a “top 10” flood event in Saint Paul this March. David Gillette hiked down from the Twin Cities PBS studios to the water’s edge in an effort to capture the state of affairs.

Wondering how this year stacks up against floods from days gone by? Explore the worst floods in Minnesota history.

And because weather is almost always a big story in our great state, it’s a frequent topic on Almanac, which airs on TPT2 every Friday at 7 pm and repeats on Sundays at 9:30 am.