Officials with the City of Duluth held a press conference Wednesday afternoon to address a number of questions and issues regarding the storm bringing power outages, downed trees, flooding, and damaging waves to Duluth.
A string of thunderstorms bringing with them lots of rain over the last few days has swelled rivers and streams and filled low-lying areas, causing flooding across a number of different parts of Minnesota and Wisconsin.
We got a lot of rain and wet snow in this week's snowstorm. Because of that, a flood advisory has been issued for the St. Louis River in the Scanlon area, as it is expected to reach 10.9 feet, which is slightly higher than the flood stage of 10.5. Minor flooding could occur.
Crews in Superior recently finished repairing the culvert at Barker's Island from the flooding caused by the storms one year ago, almost to the date, but the 2-4 inches of rain that Superior got overnight was enough to cause serious damage for the second year in a row.
It's been one year since a large storm system dropped several inches of rain on the region; leaving homes, businesses, roadways, and entire communities damaged around the Duluth/Superior region. A year later, we take a look back at some of the incredible photos and videos that left us awestruck…
On top of the winter-like weather expect through the Northland into Thursday afternoon, there is also a Flood Advisory for much of the area into Friday morning. With existing snow melting, St. Louis County had to close even more roads due to flooding.
Clean up and repair continue across the Northland since our devastating flood on June 20. See flood pictures . Trails, bridges and roadways were impassable and/or gone all together. We were already seeking alternative routes to work, child care, to almost everywhere due to our regular season of…
Children, like adults, need special support to recover from losses following a natural disaster. They may have lost their home, their own personal treasures, a daily routine and friends who may have moved to another community. Lutheran Social Services is here to help.