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Posted on: March 15, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Weather Update: Flood Warning Issued for Midland County

An overheard view of Downtown Midland and the Tridge

Contact:   Jenifier Boyer, 989-832-6750

March 17, 9:00 a.m. - A Flood Warning is still in effect by the National Weather Service for the Tittabawassee River in Midland County.

As of 9:00 a.m. Sunday, the Tittabawasee River is at 23.3 feet. Flood stage is 24 feet. The river will continue to lower over the next 24 hours.

The following roadways have been reported as closed due to flooding:

 COUNTY CLOSURES DUE TO FLOODING:

  • GENEVA BTW RUHLE AND MCNALLY
  • CASTOR RD BTW WALTER AND BARDEN RD
  • W BRADFORD BTW COLEMAN AND W COUNTY LINE RD
  • STEWART RD BTW MAGRUDER AND ALAMANDO
  • TITTABAWASSEE RD BTW LAMBERT AND SAGINAW RD
  • CURTIS RD BTW 5 MILE AND MIDDLE
  • 5 MILE RD BTW CURTIS AND SAIKO
  • POSEYVILLE RD BTWN ASHBY AND ELLSWORTH
  • ORR RD BTW TITTABAWASSEE AND LAPORTE RD – MIDLAND TWP 

CITY CLOSURES DUE TO FLOODING:

  • TITTABAWASSEE RIVER ROAD BTW WHITING AND DUBLIN
  • DUBLIN FROM PLUM TREE TO TITTABAWASSEE RIVER RD
  • EMERSON PARK DRIVE
  • CRISSEY FROM BENSON TO WHITMAN
  • TOWSLEY FROM BENSON TO WHITMAN
  • ST ANDREWS BTW ORCHARD AND EASTMAN
  • CURRIE PARKWAY FROM MAIN TO ISABELLA
  • POMRANKY FROM VANCE TO BURCH
  • PINE RIVER BTW GREY & POSEYVILLE
  • POSEYVILLE RD BTW ASHBY AND ELLSWORTH

As the water recedes, road crews will access the roads before removing the barricades. Please do not drive around the barricades as the road’s structure may be damaged. Safety is #1.

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 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.

Please continue to monitor flooding and street closures via the following resources:

  • www.midland911.org
  • Midland County 911, Midland County Emergency Management and City of Midland Facebook pages
  • Call 2-1-1 and/or sign up for 911 text and email alerts through Nixle.com

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