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Thousands Evacuated as River Dams Break in Central Michigan

MIDLAND, Mich. — Rapidly rising water overtook dams and forced the evacuation of about 10,000 people in central Michigan, where flooding struck communities along rain-swollen waterways and the governor said one downtown could be “under approximately 9 feet of water” …

University of Iowa to Take Down Flood Barriers

The University of Iowa will soon begin taking down flood barriers surrounding campus buildings. The university announced the decision Friday, saying the threat of further flooding had diminished, according to the Iowa City Press-Citizen. The university is taking bids on …

NWS: Heavy Rains Creating Flood Threat in Alabama

Forecasters say heavy rains will create a flooding threat in parts of west Alabama through Monday. The National Weather Service has issued flash flood alerts for northwest Alabama and a section of southwest Alabama. The ground is already saturated with …