Hauled out

swamped car copy

Peggy Revell

This car had to be pulled from the Portage Avenue underpass yesterday morning after it became trapped there from all the rain that had collected after the torrential downpour during a thunderstorm in the early-morning hours of Canada Day. A north-end resident reported his rain gauge registered 3.02 inches (76.7 mm) while 64.2 mm was recorded out at the Fort Frances Airport. The U.S. National Service reported 3.04 inches of rain fell at the International Falls Airport—a new record for July 1.

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