A flood warning was issued Sunday from Duluth to Two Harbors after parts of the North Shore saw more than 4 inches of rain over the weekend.
In Duluth, there are reports of flooding in central and east neighborhoods, including confirmed reports of flooding across a road in the Lakeside area, said Karen Eagle, senior meteorologist at the National Weather Service (NWS) office in Duluth. The NWS also received reports of flooding at West Palm Street near Coffee Creek.
A news release issued Sunday by the city said crews were monitoring areas of concern, including sewer overflows at several sites, high water levels at Chester Creek near the Armory and flooded roads near Krenzen Auto and Target.
The main thing for people to be aware of is to "turn around, don't drown," Eagle said. "That's the main slogan that we have, just not to cross areas of water flowing rapidly. Anything over a few inches can lift a car up and move [it] away." The city is asking residents who see water on roads to call 911 and report it.
Eagle said the NWS expected widely scattered showers in the area through Sunday and possibly into Monday evening.
Duluth has had a soggy September. Earlier this month, dramatic flash flooding hit Interstate Hwy. 35 and closed Superior Street.
As of Sunday morning, NWS had recorded 6.78 inches of rain so far this month, which is more than 4 inches above the normal rainfall levels for September, Eagle said.