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DULUTH, Minn. — A flood warning is in effect for Duluth and Two Harbors through Sunday evening.

In addition to the National Weather Service's warning, the city is asking residents to stay away from standing and moving water, as well as any dislodged manhole covers. Drivers who come upon flooding are asked to call 911 to report it.


The city said a sanitary sewer overflow occurred at 22nd Avenue East. There were reports of roads flooding near the Target off of Miller Trunk Highway, and Chester Creek was "running high" near the Armory Arts and Music Center.

Sanitary sewer overflows also occurred at 60th Avenue East near London Road, and the intersection of 45th Avenue East and Dodge Street.

St. Louis County officials report that several county roads have been damaged due to washouts. Crews are monitoring conditions and making repairs as able.

The following roads have been damaged from washouts:

  • Cant Road south of Lismore Road
  • Pioneer Junction Road between Smith River Road and Pioneer Road
  • App Road between West Knife River Road and Two Harbors Road
  • Strand Road between Jean Duluth Road and Washburn Road

The flood warning is in effect through 7 p.m. Sunday. As of 11:15 a.m. Sunday, between 1 and 5 inches of rain had fallen in parts of Duluth, with 0.5 to 2 more inches possible, the NWS said.

Scattered showers are expected to linger into Monday and early Tuesday, but the NWS says that additional rainfall should be lighter.

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