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As if you aren't already busy enough this time of year. Last minute Christmas shopping, wrapping presents, cooking, cleaning. But, stop what you're doing! There's an urgent warning out to do this immediately to avoid a Christmas disaster!

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Oh, the weather outside is... warm and rainy? Rain and upper 40's at the end of December? I'm doing landscaping projects today. No lie.

I mean, I'm not complaining. I'd rather it be warm or at least mild for winter. If my snow boots had to stay in the closet all year, I wouldn't be sad.

URGENT WARNING: Minnesota Homeowners Need To Do This Immediately

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If you're hosting a bunch of people and you'd rather the basement not be flooded while they're sleeping, you best grab that ladder. Rain is expected across Minnesota on Christmas eve and Christmas day and it will be heavy at times in some parts of the state and that could create a real mess if you don't act fast.

Thanks to our amazing local meteorologist, Randy Brock, we have a few days to tackle this must-do thing on our never ending holiday to-do list.

How in the world do overflowing gutters lead to flooded basements you ask? Well, according to Guttermaid, excess leaves, twigs, dirt, and other debris trapped in gutters will create a clog in your gutter system. If rainwater can’t move freely, it will spill over the side of the gutter and flow into your home’s foundation.

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