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PHOTOS: Tuesday rainfall has rivers high

Plum Creek in Plum City was rolling in the earlier morning of Tuesday, Sept. 5. Pierce County was hit with heavy rainfall on the previous day, resulting in slight flooding. Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimedia1 / 3
Eau Galle River near 770th Avenue in Spring Valley is high after the Sept. 4 rainfall. Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimedia2 / 3
The Rush River is close to touching the bridge in Martell on Sept. 5. A strong storm caused many rivers to become flooded around Pierce County. Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimedia3 / 3

Pierce County experienced a strong storm on the afternoon of Sept. 4, causing slight flooding.

The rainfall totals were high according to the National Weather Service local storm report on Sept. 5.

The following were the rainfall totals with corresponding times from the storm:

• 7 a.m.: Prescott, 2.39 inches.

• 7 a.m.: Ellsworth, 3.04 inches.

• 7 a.m.: River Falls, 2.27 inches.

• 8 a.m.: El Paso Township: 2.81 inches.

Matthew Lambert

Matthew Lambert joined the Red Wing Republican Eagle in March 2018 covering school board, public safety, and writing features. Lambert previously wrote for the Pierce County Herald and River Falls Journal. He is a graduate of Winona State University with a Bachelor's degree in Mass Communication: Journalism. 

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