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Heavy Rainfall Threat The Across The Eastern U.S.

A strong cold front will gradually push through the Eastern U.S. over the next couple of days and will bring heavy rain and severe weather, primarily damaging winds . Excessive rainfall may result in flash flooding in the central Great Lakes and central Appalachians. Flash flood watches are currently in effect from the coastal Carolinas to the Great Lakes. Read More >

Overview

Multiple rounds of very heavy rain fell across much of the western portions of Upper Michigan during the 2018 Father's Day weekend (June 15th - 17th). The hardest-hit area was in Houghton County, MI, in which widespread rain amounts of 3 to almost 7 inches were measured, causing massive amounts of damage to the City of Houghton and surrounding areas.

 

 

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MRMS Gage Corrected Radar Estimates of Rain in the Early Morning June 17th
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