- Associated Press - Monday, July 6, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - High water is receding after heavy rains caused problems in Wisconsin and Minnesota.

The National Weather Service reports the Kinnickinnic River near River Falls, Wisconsin had risen about 5 feet after 5 to 7 inches of rain there early Monday.

KSTP-TV reports some crashes were reported in the Twin Cities Monday morning as the wet roads become slick.

In the Minneapolis suburb of Brooklyn Park, fire officials suspect lightning set a house on fire about 1 a.m. Monday. The Star Tribune reports the two people who were in the home escaped safely.

The American Red Cross was helping residents of a western Wisconsin mobile home park displaced by heavy rain.

Rainfall reports include 6.5 inches near Afton in Minnesota and 7.3 inches near River Falls, Wisconsin.


Information from: KSTP-TV, https://www.kstp.com

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