GENERIC: body of water

As of 6:00 p.m. Monday, the Tittabawassee River is at 18.98 feet, the flood stage of 24 feet.

NWS forecasted the river to slowly lower over the next week resulting in several days before normal levels of 12-13 feet will be observed. 

Chris Neil has lived in Midland most of his life and says he has seen the river flood before. But he believes nothing will compare to the time it overflowed back in the 1980s.

"Where we live, the creeks were totally up over their banks, which usually never happens," Neil said.

With several road closures in the area, drivers are being cautioned to not pass through the waters.

The following roads are closed in the city of Midland:

  • TITTABAWASSEE RIVER ROAD BTW WHITING AND DUBLIN
  • EMERSON PARK DRIVE
  • CRISSEY FROM BENSON TO WHITMAN
  • TOWSLEY FROM BENSON TO WHITMAN
  • POMRANKY FROM VANCE TO BURCH

Other Mid-Michigan rivers are also under Flood Warnings. Head to the Weather Alerts page for a full list with more specific information. 

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