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05/20/20

MICHIGAN: Thousands ordered to evacuate after 2 dams have catastrophic failure.


Midland, Michigan (Info269) - Thousands are under evacuation orders in mid-Michigan this morning, a day after two dams failed following heavy rain across the state. The Tittabawassee River at Midland, Michigan, is forecast to crest 38 feet at 8 p.m. ET today. The river set a new record this morning, surpassing 33.89 feet, which was the previous record set in 1986.

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer has declared a state of emergency for mid-Michigan.

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MICHIGAN: Thousands ordered to evacuate after 2 dams have catastrophic failure.


Written by: Nate Smith-Manley
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