Photos: Major flooding swamps Duluth, North Shore

Widespread flooding submerges part of Duluth, North Shore

Heavy rain is causing major flooding in Duluth, Minn. and up the North Shore. I35 is closed in several sections in Duluth, Highway 61 is impassable along portions of the North Shore.

Storified by Minnesota Today · Wed, Jun 20 2012 07:35:41

In front of the co op #dlh #flood #mncd8 just now Perpich
Flooding on Fourth St by Whole Foods Coop in Duluth, 2 a.m. Weds. #duluthflood Krueger
Flash Flood in backyard. McTavish
1st St. at 7th Ave. E in Duluth – floodwaters rushing downhill. 2:10 a.m. Krueger
Car in sinkhole on Skyline Pkwy near 8th Ave E in Duluth. Occupants reported to be safe. #duluthflood Krueger
RT @nccturf: This is the last 24 hrs. Not really sure how much because its past the markings. Call it 5.5". Lots of flooding. #fb Watkins
Driving in a flood. #smart Carlson
RT @maxcaven: Wow the Duluth area is actually flooding… Stole this pic off someone on FB. Proctor right now – Price
This is about what every intersection in Lakeside looks like. Montgomery
Flooding On I35maxcavenphotography