February 21, 2018, 11:30 a.m. - The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for Midland County.
As of 10 a.m. Wednesday, February 21, the Tittabawasee River level is 24.15 feet and rising. It is expected to crest at 26.5 feet at approximately 10 p.m. on Wednesday.
Several streets are already flooded and impassable. Do not drive through flooded areas. If you must travel, please watch for standing water over many streets throughout the City of Midland and Midland County. Proceed with extreme caution and never drive through standing water.
Residents south of Midland utilizing Poseyville Road should be aware that Poseyville Road begins to flood at 25 feet and becomes impassable at 26 feet. Motorists should plan accordingly.
Emergency personnel have begun notifying homes that may be affected by flood waters.
The following roadways have been reported as closed due to standing water:
- Currie Parkway between Madison and Main Streets
- Dublin Ave. at Plumtree Lane
- Emerson Park Entrance
- Golfside Drive
- St. Andrews Rd. between Orchard Dr. and Eastman Ave.
- St. Charles St. at Crissey St.
- Tittabawassee River Rd. between Dublin Ave. and Whiting Dr.
- Tittabawassee River Rd. west of Green Rd.
- Towlsey St. and Crissey St.
- Perrine Rd. north of Letts Rd.
- Grant Rd. at Castor Rd.
- Geneva Rd. at McNally Rd.
- St. Charles Rd. at Poseyville Rd. (This closure prohibits access to Whitman Dr., Atwell St., and Pine River Rd. up to the intersection of Pine River Rd. and Grey Rd.)
- Patterson Rd.
- Main St. from University Dr. to Orchard Dr.
Residents are advised to obey all road closure signs and to stay clear of standing water, flooded areas, and floating debris. Do not attempt to drive or walk through any standing water. Residents should take extra precaution where electrical items may be submerged.
Citizens should closely monitor flooding conditions, weather and continue to monitor flooding and street closures via the following resources:
- www.midland911.org (Click on “Current Flooded Road Closures and River Level” for a link to the National Weather Service river gauge)
- Social media: Midland County 911 and City of Midland Facebook pages and @CityofMidlandMI on Twitter
- Call 2-1-1 and/or
- sign up for 911 text and email alerts through Nixle.com