Storms in NE Minnesota leave flash flooding in Grand Marais

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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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