Emergency declared in another Michigan county after flooding
CARO, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has declared a state of emergency for Tuscola County following the county’s request for state assistance to address damage caused by recent flooding.
Monday’s declaration makes available all state resources in cooperation with local response and recovery efforts. Heavy rainfall on May 25 caused widespread flooding in Tuscola County, damaging infrastructure and private property in the county located about 80 miles (129 kilometers) north of Detroit.
Areas along Lake St. Clair and western Lake Erie also have been hit by flooding in recent weeks due to winds and rainfall amid high water on the Great Lakes.