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As Virus Threat Lingers in Michigan, a New Crisis Arrives: Flooding

NYTimes.com Thursday, 21 May 2020
Thousands of residents of Midland, Mich., fled their homes as waters rose, trying to keep safe social distances even in shelters.
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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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Michigan governor declares emergency after dams collapse

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer declared an emergency for Midland county after two dams breached and on expectations of extreme flooding. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.

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