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'A nightmare movie': Tales of Michigan residents escaping the catastrophic Midland flood

USATODAY.com Sunday, 24 May 2020
A catastrophic gush of water wipes out a community in Midland County, Michigan. And no one saw it coming.
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Rising floodwaters displaced thousands of Michigan residents on Wednesday. According to Reuters, the raging waters were unleashed by two dam failures. The rising water submerged parts of the town of Midland and was spreading to a Dow Chemical Co plant in the city. Parts of the small town of Midland...

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Days of heavy rain in central Michigan have triggered a 500-year flood, forcing thousands of residents to evacuate. The flood of the Tittabawassee River in Midland led to the failure of two dams and the flooding of the town. Rising flood waters, already as high as five feet, reached historic levels and were expected to continue rising. Never in my whole life have we seen the dam fail. Mark Bone, Business owner and Midland resident Michigan Gov.

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