Jun 17, 2018

Flash flooding swamps parts of NE Minnesota, NW Wisconsin; some rivers still rising

Ashland, WI
USA
by
Andrew Krueger
,
MPR News
Flash flooding washed out U.S. Highway 2 at North Fish Creek, about 10 miles west of Ashland, Wis., on Sunday. Credit: Wisconsin Department of Transportation
Flash flooding washed out U.S. Highway 2 at North Fish Creek, about 10 miles west of Ashland, Wis., on Sunday. Credit: Wisconsin Department of Transportation

Heavy rain late Saturday into early Sunday — in excess of a half-foot in places — led to flash flooding that washed out highways in parts of northeastern Minnesota and northwestern Wisconsin