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Mon May 16, 2011
Parts of Michigan see risk of flooding, wildfires
FLINT, Mich. (AP) - Heavy rains in parts of Michigan's Lower Peninsula have caused flooding while dry weather in the Upper Peninsula has brought an increased risk of wildfires.
Flooding was reported Sunday on freeways in the Flint area. WEYI-TV reports a pump that handles water on Interstate 475 under I-69 stopped working following a power outage. Workers put up barricades and signs warning drivers to stay off the road.
WJRT-TV reports heavy rainfall soaked a golf course, roads and yards other parts of Genesee County.
More rain fell Monday. The National Weather Service says flood warnings or advisories were in effect for parts of the Lower Peninsula.
In parts of the Upper Peninsula, the weather service says there was an elevated risk of wind-fed wildfires from Monday and into the weekend.