The record flooding this week destroyed homes, cars, roads, bridges and other property; damaged the sewer system, and forced 10,000 people to evacuate the area along the river, leaving many homeless and without electricity.
The natural-color images from Landsat 8, an American Earth observation satellite, depict the two mid-
Whitmer: I told
Michiganders recover from extensive flood wreckage: What we know
The dams are both owned by
News reports say that at one point, nearly 374,000 gallons -- about half the volume of an Olympic-sized swimming pool -- per second were rushing through the
At the same time, the dam breach drained
It's unclear whether the
"If you know someone who has been impacted, please reach out," she said, referring especially to the mid-
(c)2020 the Detroit Free Press
Visit the Detroit Free Press at www.freep.com
Distributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC.