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Posted on: October 1, 2019

[ARCHIVED] PRESS RELEASE: Flooding in Carlton County


Date of Release: September 30, 2019

Time of Release: 11:00

Nature of Incident: Flooding in Carlton County

Incident Date: September 30, 2019

Incident Time:  On going

Incident Location: Southeastern Carlton County

By: Sheriff Kelly A. Lake

Carlton County is experiencing a significant rain event. There is flooding in the southeastern part of the county.  The National Weather Service has notified us that the Nemadji River has risen 12 feet since midnight at Pleasant Valley. There are road closures at this time. Road Closure information is available on the Carlton County Website. Sheriff’s Deputies and County Road Crews are assessing damage and closing roads when they find hazards. Do not drive through submerged portions of the roads. Please call 911 if you find a hazard that has not been marked.

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