Storms in NE Minnesota leave flash flooding in Grand Marais


WTIP in Grand Marais reports that severe thunderstorms and heavy downpours Thursday afternoon left "extensive flooding" behind in downtown Grand Marais.

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for southern Cook County, including the Grand Marais and Tofte areas, until 9:30 a.m.

Thursday storms dumped 3 to 6 inches of rain in the warning area, the weather service reported.

Highway 61 was closed several miles west of Grand Marais due to flooding at about 1 a.m., but had been reopened by about 4 a.m., the Duluth News Tribune reported.

Video of Grand Marais on YouTube posted by Stephan Hoglund:

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