Flood watch issued; more rain is on the way

Roads all over the Huron Township area are still flooded as of Thursday morning, and it may not get better anytime soon. Forecasters are calling for another shot of heavy rain Thursday afternoon into Friday morning. (Photo: Carleton West Road closed due to flooding. Courtesy of Devon Newman)


By Scott Bolthouse | The Huron Hub
ScottBolthouse@HuronHub.com

Posted Thursday, May 2, 2019 — 12:00 p.m. EST 

Following a much-needed break from the rain, it looks like we’re not out of the woods just yet.

The National Weather Service in Detroit issued a flood watch effective Thursday afternoon through Friday morning.

Additional heavy rainfall is again possible late this afternoon through Friday as another wave of low pressure moves across the region.

Rainfall amounts in excess of 1 inch will be possible, leading to renewed flooding potential of rural and urban areas.

According to the NWS, recent rainfall of 1 to 3 inches across the Detroit metro area south to the Ohio border has resulted in saturated ground, with runoff limited by area rivers and streams that are flooded.

Photos: Flooding in the Huron area after torrential rain slams region

In Huron Township, several roads all over the area remain closed due to flooding.

The Huron River was overflowing as of Wednesday morning.


 

 

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