WATCH: Aerial footage of Midland flood devastation on May 21
Mid-Michigan homes, roads destroyed by massive flooding after dam failures
MIDLAND, Mich. – New Local 4 footage shows the city of Midland largely underwater on Thursday following this week’s major flooding emergency in mid-Michigan.
The video from Local 4′s chopper captured damaged homes, buildings and roads on Thursday morning.
Watch the video below:
The Edenville Dam broke on Tuesday evening and the Sanford Dam has been breached after heavy rainfall hit the region, causing massive flooding in the area.
Nearly 10,000 residents in Edenville, Sanford and parts of Midland have been evacuated amid the major flooding emergency.
Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer declared a state of emergency for Midland County on Tuesday night. The governor has since requested federal aid to assist with the state’s response to the flooding emergency.
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