February 24 snowfall at MSU photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR

UPDATED at 7:30 a.m.: Fowlerville Community Schools, Grass Lake Community Schools and Howell Public Schools are closed today.

Katie Cook / WKAR-MSU

On Friday morning, Andi Crawford, City of Lansing Department of Planning & Neighborhood Development director talked with WKAR's Reginald Hardwick about how volunteers can help flood victims this weekend. 


Despite the flooding and some evacuations, the Lansing School district says 83 percent of students attended class on Thursday. 

MSU police barrier at flooded sidewalk
Jason Vlahos / WKAR-MSU

INCLUDES MAP | UPDATED Thursday 2:00 p.m.: There are no evacuations on the Michigan State University campus as water from the Red Cedar River continues to rise. Several roads and parking lots remain closed.

Erik in WKAR Studio
Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU

WLNS-TV meteorologist Erik Kostrzewa joined WKAR Morning Edition host Brooke Allen in studio on Thursday morning to talk about the conditions that caused the severe flooding around the Lansing area. He also explained why driving in even 2-feet of water is terribly dangerous and what's created an epidemic of potholes in our area.