Originally published May 13, 2022
DULUTH, Minn. (WCCO) — Officials with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources say that the rivers on the North Shore along Lake Superior are overflowing following significant rainfall totals amid the spring snowmelt season.
“Our first priority is ensuring public safety and the safety of our staff,” Ann Pierce, Parks and Trails Division director, said. “Last night’s severe storms, paired with the late-spring melt, caused rivers to flood. These waters are dangerous and unpredictable and have the power to sweep away anything. Please stay safe by staying away from these areas.”
There are also closures affecting Gooseberry Falls,...