Heavy rains worsen flooding in Michigan's Lower Peninsula; severe thunderstorms forecast
National Weather Service says Saginaw River at Saginaw is above flood stage, could crest Sunday or Monday
Heavy rains are making flooding worse in parts of Michigan's Lower Peninsula and severe thunderstorms are forecast.
The National Weather Service says the Saginaw River at Saginaw is above flood stage and could crest Sunday or Monday.
Up to 4 inches of rain could fall on parts of the state through Friday. Other flooded rivers include the Grand River, the Kalamazoo River and the Muskegon River. People in the Midland area are watching the rising Tittabawassee River.
The weather service says there's a risk of severe thunderstorms, especially Thursday afternoon and evening. The forecast says storms may be capable of producing widespread damaging winds in excess of 60 mph, hail and isolated tornado activity.
The western Upper Peninsula is expected to get snow and strong winds through Friday.
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