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Flash flood warning issued until 2 p.m. Sept. 9

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9th September

This is an alert from CodeRED Weather Warning. Moments ago, the National Weather Service issued a Flash Flood Warning for your location from 9:13 AM September 9 until 2:00 PM September 9.

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
913 AM EDT MON SEP 9 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR…
LENAWEE COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN UNTIL 200 PM EDT

AT 908 AM EDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE
WARNED AREA. DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED BETWEEN 1 TO 4 INCHES OF RAIN
HAD ALREADY FALLEN ACROSS NORTHWEST LENAWEE COUNTY. SPOTTER
REPORTS ACROSS HILLSDALE COUNTY INDICATE OVER 5 INCHES OF RAIN
WITH FLOODING ONGOING. THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE
ENTIRE COUNTY THROUGH THE MORNING. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF 1 TO 3
INCHES IS LIKELY.

RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLASH FLOODING TO
OCCUR. SOME LOCATIONS THAT … Read More »


Southbound 23 section to be single-lane through Sept. 18

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4th September

Beginning Wednesday evening, Sept. 4, southbound U.S. 23 between Rauch Road and
the Ohio state line will be reduced to a single lane for joint resealing.

The singl- lane closure will take place each night from 6
p.m. to 6 a.m.  Sunday through Thursday. According to the Michigan
Department of Transportation the closure will be kept to a maximum
length of two miles and is expected to last through Sept. 18.


Swanton woman killed in Thompson Hwy. crash

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4th September

A 54-year-old Swanton woman lost her life Sept. 2 as the result of a one-vehicle crash on Thompson Highway south of Yankee Road.

According to a press release from First Lieutenant Tony Cuevas, commander of the Monroe Post of the Michigan State Police, Diane Hobling was southbound on Thompson Highwway when it appeared her vehicle drifted slightly off the roadway to the right and crossed  back over the roadway and then drifted off the road to the left for an unknown reason. When the vehicle left the roadway the second time, the vehicle struck a ditch and came to rest facing a northeasterly direction, the release said.

Hobling, who was not wearing a safety belt, was pronounced dead at the scene of injuries sustained in the crash.

From evidence at the scene, excessive speed and alcohol do not appear to be factors in … Read More »