Latest downpour creates flash flood warning on Iron Range, in Duluth

The Weather Service says Grand Rapids and the western Iron Range have been hit with 3 to 6 new inches of rain Tuesday, with another inch or two on the way. Grand Rapids, Nashwauk, and Coleraine are among the cities where streets and roads are underwater.
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The Weather Service says Grand Rapids and the western Iron Range have been hit with 3 to 6 new inches of rain Tuesday, with another inch or two on the way. Grand Rapids, Nashwauk, and Coleraine are among the cities where streets and roads are underwater.

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