Road Closures: Flash Flooding

Map Of Current Closed Roads

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Wisc. – Douglas County Highway Department has CLOSED County HWY W between HWY B & C where it crosses the Nemadji River due to high water over the road.

The Township of Summit is also reporting to Emergency Management that the Patzau Foxboro Road is CLOSED due to high standing water.

Over 5.5″ of rain fell in these areas and more is expected this evening. Be careful of standing water, culverts are also washing the road out from underneath. Turn around, don’t drown says Fox 21’s Meteorologist Brittney Merlot.

There is also water over HWY 18 from the rapidly rising Snake River near Mcgrath, MN. Mille Lacs Lake, Sandstone, Mahtowa, Barnum, Willow River, Askov, Malmo, Rutledge, Kettle River, Bruno, Mcgrath, Sturgeon Lake, Finlayson, Automba, Kerrick, Danham, Arthyde, Duquette, Dads Corner and Banning State Park could also see flooding soon.

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