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Major flooding expected on Tittabawassee River

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MIDLAND, MI (WNEM) -

Torrential amounts of rainfall came through overnight as thunderstorms dumped buckets on Mid-Michigan.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reports the Tittabawassee River is expected to crest at 31.5 feet this weekend –but still lower than the record 33.9 feet.

It will be the second-highest crest in the river’s recorded history.

The river is expected to crest on Saturday, according to NOAA data.

The major flood level of the river is 28 feet.

Those who live near the river between Midland and Saginaw County are warned to take precautions. 

Historic crests previous recorded for the Tittabawassee River: 
(1) 33.89 ft on 09/13/1986
(2) 29.70 ft on 03/28/1916
(3) 29.50 ft on 03/21/1948
(4) 28.80 ft on 03/08/1946
(5) 28.37 ft on 04/20/2013

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