The governor’s request Friday comes after the completion of initial local damage assessments and is the next step toward requesting and being eligible for federal assistance.
Residents in one Royal Oak neighborhood are being warned: Do not drink the water.
The Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency is reminding veterans in the Detroit area to apply for disaster assistance following last week’s flooding.
The latest figures: Wayne County estimates flood damage at $340 million.
Some residents are unhappy that they are still are waiting for debris to be removed a week after floodwaters ravaged parts of the Detroit area.
Thousands of residents are still cleaning up following flooding from last week’s storms.
The woman who Warren city officials said died in massive flooding last week is alive and well and bracing for another round of heavy rains.
The storms could produce wind gusts of 60 miles per hour and hail up to an inch in diameter.
“They had two bedrooms and the laundry room and a bathroom and a playroom for the kids…and it’s totally destroyed,”
A silver lining after the heavy rains – business is booming for at least one area resale shop.