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Red Cross assisting Huntington Woods residents after severe rains. (WWJ/Russ McNamara)

Red Cross, Volunteers In Suburban Detroit Helping In Clean-Up Efforts

Monday marks one week since torrential rains flooded streets and freeways, trapping cars and sending rushing water into thousands of basements.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/17/2014

Abandoned cars are completely under water on I-696. (Credit: Bill Szumanski/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Woman Reported Dead During Flood Speaks Out: ‘I’m Alive’

A woman who city officials said died in massive flooding this week in the Detroit area has a message to share.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/16/2014

Flooding in Dearborn on Aug. 12, 2014. (credit: Stephanie Davis/WWJ)

Who To Call: Help Lines For Flood Recovery

While the flood waters might be gone, the recovery and cleanup are going to last for a quite while.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/16/2014

Gov. Rick Snyder, left, with Royal Oak Schools Superintendent Shawn Lewis-Lakin. (credit: Stephanie Davis/WWJ)

Gov. Snyder Returns To Metro Detroit To View Flood Damage, Help Clean Up

The governor will spend some time helping clean up after this week’s historic flood, according to his office.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/15/2014

(credit:  Mike Campbell/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Damage Estimates Trickle In From Metro Detroit Flooding Disaster

Communities are just starting to realize the extent of damage caused by Monday’s record-breaking storms.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/15/2014

Flooding on Outer Drive near I-94. (Credit: Ron Dewey/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Outer Drive Under I-94 Finally Reopens, 4 Days After Flooding

A section of Outer Drive that has been underwater for most of the week is expected to finally reopen Friday morning.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/15/2014

Flooding on Vinsetta Boulevard. (Credit: Marie Osborne/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Flooding Issues Persist In Metro Detroit, Days After Record-Setting Rainfall

In especially hard-hit Macomb County, officials urge affected property owners to call a special information hotline.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/14/2014

Kevin Kamm of Detroit lost his grill and skid plate trying to go through flooded Dearborn Heights neighborhood. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

AG: Tips To Avoid Being Scammed On Flood Repairs

Schuette’s Consumer Alert recommends the following six consumer tips for hiring a water clean-up company or contractor:

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/14/2014

Flooding in Highland Park (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Highland Park Erroneously Announces FEMA Coming To Assess Flood Damage

Is federal help on the way? Maybe not.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/14/2014

I-94 and Warren Avenue (Credit: Ron Dewey/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Buckling Pavement Forces Lane Closures On I-94, 3 Days After Flooding

Motorists traveling on I-94 on Detroit’s east side got more of an amusement park ride than a smooth ride to work.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/14/2014

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