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LIST: Areas where residents must evacuate in mid-Michigan due to flooding after Edenville Dam breaks

Midland County dam breached

Water rushes through the Edenville Dam, Tuesday, May 19, 2020 in Edenville, Mich. People living along two mid-Michigan lakes and parts of a river have been evacuated following several days of heavy rain that produced flooding and put pressure on dams in the area. (Katy Kildee/Midland Daily News via AP)
Water rushes through the Edenville Dam, Tuesday, May 19, 2020 in Edenville, Mich. People living along two mid-Michigan lakes and parts of a river have been evacuated following several days of heavy rain that produced flooding and put pressure on dams in the area. (Katy Kildee/Midland Daily News via AP)

MIDLAND COUNTY, Mich. – Residents in mid-Michigan are evacuating Tuesday night after the Edenville Dam was breached.

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Heavy rain and rising water caused the dam, which is in Midland County, to break.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer declared a State of Emergency for the county in response to the flooding. She is expected to provide an update to the situation Tuesday night.

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Residents in several areas are currently evacuating.

See a list of areas evacuating below:

Midland Township:

  • Residents on Ashby Road between Poseyville and Patterson

Larkin Township:

  • Residents east of M-30 on any streets between Price and Wackerly

Homer Township:

  • Residents on E. Wheeler and residents on N. Homer Road

Midland City:

  • Residents west of Eastman and South of US-10

Residents who must leave their homes can go to shelters at:

  • Midland High School at 1301 Eastlawn
  • Meridian Junior High School at 3475 N. Meridian Road (11:09 p.m. update - this location has closed)
  • Bullock Creek High School at 1420 S. Badour
  • West Midland Family Center at 4011 W Isabella

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