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Red Cross shelters open to help residents impacted by devastating mid-Michigan floods

Wixom Lake is gone

Residents want answers in Edenville Dam failure that led to devastating floods

MIDLAND COUNTY, Mich. – Historic flooding caused by dam failures forced thousands from their homes in mid-Michigan.

The Edenville dam and Sanford dams failed. Wixom Lake is now gone. At about 5 p.m. Tuesday, the Edenville Dam that created Wixom Lake gave away. The water took out the M-30 bridge and cut the Curtis Road bridge in half.

MORE: Residents in Midland County return after evacuations

The American Red Cross is still helping residents impacted by the floods. It’s offering shelter, meals and basic health services for evacuees.

READ: Residents want answers in Edenville Dam failure that led to devastating floods

View the list of shelters below:


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