HUD secretary  Julián Castro, left, visited Detroit for a nearly $9 million announcement. (credit: Charlie Langton/WWJ)

Detroit Gets $8.9M In Federal Funds For ‘Green Infrastructure’ To Fight Flooding

The plan is to put vacant lots to good use by creating a vegetation system that would help prevent floods.


Flooding River Raisin(credit: Charlie Langton/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Rain Keeps River Raisin Floodwaters High In Monroe County

The River Raisin at Dundee was 1.5 feet over flood stage on Wednesday morning.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/01/2015

Flooding River Raisin(credit: Charlie Langton/WWJ Newsradio 950)

River Raisin Flooding Leaves Roads, Parks Swamped; Post Office Relocated

Amy Valentine, whose yard backs up to the river, said this is the worst she’s seen.


River Raisin (File Photo)

Dundee Residents Urged To Protect Homes Against Flooding Using Sandbags

Village of Dundee manager Dave Uhl said that the River Raisin is predicted to rush over its banks, threatening about 30 homes and a half a dozen businesses, including the post office.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/29/2015

This image shows drivers exiting the Southfield Freeway on an entrance ramp, going the wrong direction, to avoid a flood. (Credit: Bill Szumanski/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Drivers Go Wrong Way On Southfield Freeway, Exit On Entrance Ramp To Escape Flooding

Flooding is so bad on the Southfield Freeway through Dearborn, motorists are turning around and driving against the traffic to escape the rising water.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/23/2015

(credit: Kate Mangona)

Native Michiganders Caught In Texas Flooding

Stranded amid the flood are Kate Mangona and her husband Victor, originally from Detroit, who were trying to get to their Houston, Texas home from Dallas Monday afternoon.

CBS Detroit–05/26/2015

A driver makes his way through the flooded intersection in Detroit. (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

Water Main Break Floods West Side Intersection In Detroit

At one point the entire intersection was under about two feet of water.

CBS Detroit–04/22/2015

Oakwood Hospital in Dearborn

Oakwood Hospital Repairs, Rebuilds After 2014 Flooding Destroyed ER Services

Oakwood Hospital’s Emergency Department is reopening, seven months after flooding from the historic floods of August

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/13/2015


Cleanup Continues At Flooded David Stott Building In Detroit

Cleanup crews are continuing to assess the damage at the David Stott building in downtown Detroit after a frozen pipe burst and flooded several floors with about 2 million gallons of water.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/26/2015

David Stott Building (credit: Wikimedia Commons/Mikerussell)

Historic Downtown Detroit Building Flooded With 2 Million Gallons Of Water

Authorities say the water continued to run down the building for a few days before anyone noticed.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/25/2015