Floods

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Emergency management officials in Lansing are hosting the first of three public meetings tonight to provide follow-up information for residents affected by the floods.  The meeting will be at the Allen Neighborhood Center at 1611 E. Kalamazoo starting at 7 p.m.

 


The 1000 block of Beech Street, Friday, Feb. 23.
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The 1000 block of Beech Street is a small stretch of road between Hazel and Elm; a diverse, working-class neighborhood just a little northeast of REO Town. And right now, it’s basically a lake.

 

 


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Thunderstorms packing heavy rains caused flash flooding in parts of Michigan, stranding drivers in the Flint area and snarling traffic on Detroit-area freeways.

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Storms in June caused major flood damage in several Michigan counties.

Flash flooding amid severe thunderstorms and heavy rains is affecting travel in parts of the state.

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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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Officials say people using rivers and trails for recreation should be cautious following recent flooding in mid-Michigan.

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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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A fourth mid-Michigan county has declared a state of emergency following recent flooding.

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Officials and residents of two central Michigan counties that were damaged by severe weather are beginning recovery efforts as floodwaters recede.

Heavy rains brought flooding to parts of Michigan, prompting authorities in the Midland area to caution people against unnecessary travel.