More rain, more flooding forecast for Fairfax

More rain, more flooding forecast for Fairfax

Following torrential downpour early Monday morning, the National Weather Service issued a flood warning for the Root River Canal at the Town of Raymond and a flood watch for the Fox River in Burlington. Two to five inches of additional rain is forecast through Friday.

Lightning and thunderstorms were in the region during the morning hours on Tuesday.

The weather service, quoting Frederick emergency management, said widespread flash flooding had already occurred in and near Frederick.

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Over in northern Idaho, Lake Pend Oreille (pawn'-duh-ray) is expected to reach flood stage on Thursday.

Periods of heavy rain could result in flooding of small rivers and streams starting Thursday afternoon, continuing through Friday night, said NWS.

Meteorologist Ryan Leach said that the river will be at flood stage for weeks to come.

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The Huron River in Hamburg Township is under a Flood Warning, with the river expected to crest more than a foot above flood stage later tonight.

Ponding of water is possible in low lying areas like ditches, culverts and fields.

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