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Event Details

Event Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain
County/Area LAKE
Report Source Law Enforcement
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2007-10-18 10:30:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 0N SILVER BAY
Begin Lat/Lon 47.3/-91.27
End Date 2007-10-19 11:00:00.0 CST-6
End Location 2NNW BEAVER BAY
End Lat/Lon 47.2997/-91.3458
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 0.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative An intense area of low pressure brought heavy rains to portions of northeast Minnesota on October 18 through the morning hours of October 19. Rainfall amounts of 2 to 5 inches resulted in widespread street and basement flooding in portions of Cook, Lake, St. Louis, and Pine counties.
Event Narrative Minnesota State Patrol reported widespread flooding in southern Lake County, between Silver Bay and Two Harbors, and near the Silver Cliff Tunnel and Split Rock Lighthouse from the afternoon of October 18 through the early morning hours of October 19.
Water also inundated portions of Highway 61, Highway 1, and several county roads, including County Road 3 near Silver Bay and Cramer Road near Finland. The Baptism River near Tettegouche State Park was also near bankfull. Some flooding and many washed out driveways were reported in Silver Bay.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LUTSEN COOK CO. MN 10/18/2007 10:30 CST-6 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SILVER BAY LAKE CO. MN 10/18/2007 10:30 CST-6 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DULUTH ST. LOUIS CO. MN 10/18/2007 17:30 CST-6 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K