Flood warning, watches in Racine County

Flood warning, watches in Racine County

Flood warning, watches in Racine County

At 14 feet, the weather service said, County Road K one mile southwest of Montpelier is flooded, and floodwaters affect the southeast side of Pioneer and cover large areas of lowland and agricultural land near the river.

Following torrential downpour early Monday morning, the National Weather Service issued a flood warning for the Root River Canal at the Town of Raymond and a flood watch for the Fox River in Burlington.

Showers and storms overnight could produce damaging winds and hail and will linger into the Tuesday morning commute.

Ponding of water is possible in low lying areas like ditches, culverts and fields.

A pair of geese float along the Clark Fork River which may crest 17 feet in some areas by the end of the week
A pair of geese float along the Clark Fork River which may crest 17 feet in some areas by the end of the week

Meanwhile, a Flood Warning for the St. Joseph River at Three Rivers has been extended from Monday afternoon to Saturday evening.

As of 10:30 p.m., the weather service said heavy rain in the county caused flooding, with reports of up to 6 inches of rain in some areas. Minor flooding is forecast.

A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for portions of Maryland starting at 3 p.m. Tuesday and running until 1 a.m. Wednesday.




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