Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar today made the following statement regarding the flooding in Duluth and the surrounding communities.

“My thoughts and prayers are with the people of Duluth and the surrounding communities who have been impacted by the severe and widespread flooding. I will be working with state and local officials to ensure they have everything they need to battle the rising waters. Our most urgent concern right now is the safety of the people who live and work in the region.”