Local officials monitoring flood stage


Cortney Ofstad/Daily Globe

Superior Falls near the mouth of the Montreal River at Lake Superior are powered by spring’s high water levels on Friday.

With wet weather and cooler temperatures expected to hit the area over the weekend, flood watch continues to take place in both Gogebic and Iron counties.

According to the National Weather Service in Marquette, today's forecast calls for a 20 percent chance of rain and snow showers, with highs in lower 40s. Temperatures are expected to stay cool throughout the weekend, with a 20 percent chance of rain and snow showers on Sunday morning.

According to a spokesman at NWS, the snow showers will stay inland, but the snow should melt on contact with the ground.

Temperatures are expected to increa...

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