(MARQUETTE, MI.)–Officials with the National Weather Service are alerting residents of the Upper Peninsula of the possibility of flash flooding. This morning, road closures in the Ironwood, Bessemer and Wakefield area.
10:25 a.m. central time UPDATE:
MDOT says US-2 has reopened in Ironwood between Curry Street and Lowell Street.
10:00 a.m. central time UPDATE:
The National Weather Service says a flood warning remains in effect until 11:00 a.m. central for west central Gogebic County.
The NWS says numerous roads have been been impacted, including US-2 in Ironwood which remains closed at this time between Curry St and Lowell St.
Three to four inches of rain have fallen since early Friday morning, with much of this rain falling over the last two hours. An additional half of an inch of rain is possible over the next hour or two. Even as rainfall rates diminishes in intensity, flooding will remain until waters recede.
Some locations that will experience flooding including Ironwood, Bessemer, Wakefield, Hurley, Thomaston and Ironwood
Airport, according to NWS.