(SLAYTON, MN) -- Due to area flooding, the Southwest Chapter of the American Red Cross, Minnesota Region, is opening an evacuation shelter at the Murray County Fairgrounds in Slayton, MN.

The shelter will be open at the 4H Building, 3048 Broadway Ave, Slayton, MN 56172, starting at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, and will remain open for as long as needed.