Bayfield Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 6:37 PM CDT Jun. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... A Flood Warning remains in effect until 630 am CDT Tuesday for
Bayfield... northeastern Douglas and southwestern Ashland counties...

At 633 PM CDT, emergency management reported flooding continued
across the warned area along many area rivers and streams. The
Cranberry Creek dam on Highway l on the Cranberry Creek has failed.

It appears that headwaters have crested and flood waters are moving
downstream toward Lake Superior. Many Road closures remain in
effect, please go to www.511wi.Gov or your local County government
web Page for more details.

No additional precipitation has fallen over the last 24 hours. Dry
weather is forecast until Friday. River levels are expected to
recede and improve by the end of the week.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Superior, Ashland, Washburn, Sanborn, Hawthorne, Iron River, Lake
Nebagamon, Barnes, Maple, Barksdale, Brule, Poplar in Douglas County,
Oulu, Drummond, Marengo, Port Wing, South Range, Ino, Benoit, and
Namekagon Lake.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles. For up-to-date Road closure information
visit www.511wi.Gov or your local County government web Page.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

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