Flooding Hits Michigan Amid Another Round Of Midwest StormsHeavy rains brought flooding to parts of Michigan early Aug. 12, shutting down some freeways in the Detroit area, as waves of thunderstorms made their way across large swaths of the Midwest.
Detroit's Water Department Facing Lawsuit From Mayoral Candidate Anthony AdamsDetroit Mayoral candidate Anthony Adams wants control of the city's water and sewerage department turned over from the Great Lakes Water Authority back to the city.
Water Utility Selects Firms To Review Detroit-Area FloodingThe board for a regional water authority has approved the selection of engineering firms that will look at system operations during heavy rainstorms that left thousands of basements and dozens of streets flooded in the Detroit area.
FEMA Opens Disaster Recovery Center In Detroit, Other Cities In The Metro AreaFEMA opened a Disaster Recovery Center in Detroit on July 25, with recovery centers in Dearborn, Dearborn Heights, and Garden City already open. They plan to open additional centers in other areas.
Tornadoes Confirmed Near Flint, Detroit; 1,000s Lose PowerThe National Weather says tornadoes struck near Detroit and near Flint on Saturday, July 24, in the evening.
A Second Flood Leaves Detroit Residents Cleaning Out Basements, AgainThe city of Detroit is offering to clean-up basements for qualified residents hit hard by the floods but neighbors on Lakewood Street say there’s been no help in sight.
Detroit Area Hit Again With Rain; Flood Warning PostedSteady rain drenched the Detroit area Friday, flooding highways and raising the anxiety of residents whose basements were wrecked by sewage during a tremendous storm exactly two weeks ago.
Michigan Woman Dies In Grand Canyon Flash FloodGrand Canyon National Park officials on Friday identified a Michigan woman as the person found dead in frigid water after a flash flood swept through a commercial rafting group's overnight campsite.
Detroit Going Green To Help Slow Flooding During Heavy RainsMassive amounts of green are being spent to find “green” ways to prevent basements, yards, streets, and freeways in Detroit from flooding during heavy storms like one last month.
Flood Cleanup Efforts Continue In DetroitCity of Detroit officials are reminding residents in flood-damaged areas that crews will continue to pick up debris at the curb, and no blight tickets will be issued in those affected areas.
Whitmer Declares Emergency In 3 Counties Over Storm DamageGov. Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday added three counties to a state emergency declaration due to damage from tornados or flooding nearly two weeks ago.