MARQUETTE COUNTY, MI – The Michigan Department of Transportation has released several photos that depict severe damage caused by flooding in parts of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
More than 4 inches of rain fell on parts of the Upper Peninsula within a 3-to-4-hour period late Monday, Oct. 17, according to the National Weather Service, leaving several of the region’s major highways closed to motorists.
As of 3:30 p.m., parts of U.S. 2, M-94 and U.S. 41 were closed due to flooding and culvert washouts. Many areas along the Chocolay River have also experienced flooding.
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