Flash flooding also caused sinkholes, road closures, and damaged homes. The National Weather Service recorded over 2-and-a-half inches of rainfall between 4 and 10 a.m.
In many rural areas, communities rely on a mail boat to deliver the mail. It’s the kind of job that attracts a special type of person who’s willing to make the voyage.
The next sampling will take place Monday morning and will include testing of water entering the lakes in an attempt to find the source of the bacteria.
As millions of acres of forests burn across the state this summer, there’s growing concern about what impact that might have on permafrost — and how melting permafrost might affect climate change.