flooding

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Preliminary assessments show the cost of flood damage to public and private property in a central Michigan county is near $90 million.

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The Michigan Agri-Business Association is assessing crop damage in five counties hardest hit by last week’s flooding. 

 


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Gov. Rick Snyder says federal officials will conduct an assessment with local entities to look at damages and response costs after recent flooding in mid-Michigan.

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This week is dedicated to getting Michigan families prepared for tornadoes, floods and other forms of severe weather. 


Flooding Closes Roads Around MSU & Lansing

Apr 8, 2017
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Flood waters continue to close roads and walkways around MSU, Lansing and Ingham County. 

Flood Warnings Issued; Local Roads Closed

Apr 7, 2017
East Lansing Police Dept.

Flooding caused by recent rains and snow melt closed some Lansing area roads on Friday.

Norris Ingells / Courtesy Lansing State Journal

This week we’re looking back on an event that’s become part of the folklore of mid-Michigan. Forty years ago, a late winter storm followed by locally heavy rains produced one of the worst floods in Lansing history. Current State’s Kevin Lavery speaks with some local residents who remember well the Flood of 1975.

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The mercury is slowing climbing and Thursday marks the first day of spring. As the snow fades away it’s time to be aware of the dangers of flooding. High water can be a dangerous scenario for drivers on the roads and also for anyone in low-lying areas. First responders are getting ready for those potential hazards.