The state of Michigan has partially activated the State Emergency Operations Center due to the severe weather and flooding occurring throughout Michigan’s Lower Peninsula.
When the Calhouns bought their house 22 years ago, they paid $300 annually for flood insurance. That bill is now $800.
Rain, melting snow and ice jams are causing flooding in Monroe County and now, the Coast Guard is getting involved.
With a rain in the forecast, warmer temperatures melting the snow, officials in Lansing and in Detroit are warning Michiganders.
About 10,000 DTE Energy customers are without service Wednesday morning following heavy storms that rolled through the area overnight.
A severe storm system made its way across the state Thursday, bringing heavy downpours that left Southeast Michigan streets under water.
It’s a slow go in metro Detroit Thursday morning after heavy rain overnight caused flooding on area freeways and knocked out power to several homes and businesses.
Boaters should be on the lookout for large trees, logs and other debris let loose into Michigan waterways in part by spring flooding, the U.S. Coast Guard has warned.
Along with two cities — Grand Rapids and Ionia, 19 counties are included,
Police in western Michigan say a body found in the flood-swollen Grand River belonged to a 28-year-old man who’d been missing since February.