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Heavy Rain Causes Flooding

Heavy rain that began Tuesday night caused flooding throughout the area. Southern Fond du Lac County along with Dodge and Washington counties were hit the hardest, with some communities seeing anywhere from three to upwards of five inches of rain. In Mayville, two schools were evacuated Wednesday because of the high water, St. John’s Lutheran School was evacuated this morning, while students at Parkview Elementary were released at 1pm. Certain areas of the City of Mayville experienced moderate to severe flooding, which caused several roadways to close, including a section of Highway 28. Around the area, reports into KFIZ this morning totaled just over three inches of rain near St. Peter, four and a half inches near Campbellsport and Oakfield and close to six inches near Lomira.