A resident’s yard on River Street was flooded on Tuesday, June 13, after a significant rainfall in the area on June 12  and 13.

Residents report flooding in downtown Wautoma

After a significant rainfall spanning two days, residents throughout Waushara County are dealing with the aftermath. According to reports, 5-10 inches of rain fell across from Monday evening, June 12, through Tuesday afternoon, June 13, in some areas of the county.

Following the National Weather Service’s Flash Flood Warning at 11:50 a.m. on Tuesday for Waushara, Portage and Wood Counties, reports of flooding came into Wautoma’s City Hall.

Residents traveling on Center Road and Townline Road in downtown Wautoma saw significant water build-up as those traveling on Elm Street can view first-hand the amount of rain that fell as the White River overflowed into many resident’s yards.

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