The Kinnickinnic bares its teeth

We’re seeing the first images of the flooding along the Kinnickinnic River near River Falls, Wis., where almost 7 inches of rain fell early this morning.

The Kinnickinnic is one of the premier trout streams, partly because of its crystal clear water. For now, that’s not the case.

Matthew Tucker, who took some of these pictures, says he was standing in shin-deep water yesterday. Today it would be over his head, he tweeted.

Update 12:35 p.m.: National Weather Service says Kinnickinnic has crested: