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Duluth floods: Top 10 jaw-dropping images [PHOTOS]

Today, it's hard to tell where Lake Superior ends and land begins.
Today, it's hard to tell where Lake Superior ends and land begins.

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The Duluth area is in the midst of the worst flash-flood to hit the North Shore in at least 40 years. In fact, it may be the worst flash-flood the area has ever seen.

Thanks to photo sharing made possible by social media, those of us in the Twin Cities and elsewhere have been able to watch as unbelievable images of AWOL seals, cratered roads, and water-swept houses have been posted throughout the day.

Below the jump we rank 10 of the most jaw-dropping scenes created by a natural disaster that has so thoroughly damaged the area's infrastructure, it'll take "weeks if not months to fully understand the extent of the damage," Duluth Mayor Don Ness said.

10. 'At 8th and Skyline... this is unreal' -- Allie Delury

Duluth floods: Top 10 jaw-dropping images [PHOTOS]


9. (photo from Edgewater Resort and Waterpark)

Duluth floods: Top 10 jaw-dropping images [PHOTOS]

8. (photo from theory218)

Duluth floods: Top 10 jaw-dropping images [PHOTOS]

7. (photo from Adria Marie)

Duluth floods: Top 10 jaw-dropping images [PHOTOS]

 

6. Things are bad in Superior, Wisconsin, too (photo from Terri D Harings)

Duluth floods: Top 10 jaw-dropping images [PHOTOS]


5. (photo from Seth Kaplan)

Duluth floods: Top 10 jaw-dropping images [PHOTOS]


4. (photo from Minnesota Brown)

Duluth floods: Top 10 jaw-dropping images [PHOTOS]


3. (photo from Rachel Agurkis)

Duluth floods: Top 10 jaw-dropping images [PHOTOS]

 

2. (photo from Tyler Verry)

Duluth floods: Top 10 jaw-dropping images [PHOTOS]


1. (photo of Cody Street, Duluth, from Rachel Agurkis)

Duluth floods: Top 10 jaw-dropping images [PHOTOS]


A bonus photo of the seal that escaped the zoo (from Rachel Agurkis):

Duluth floods: Top 10 jaw-dropping images [PHOTOS]


See also:
-- Duluth flooding sets zoo seal free downtown [PHOTOS]


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