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Detroit residents observe a stretch of I-94 that is still under several feet of water following heavy weekend rains which flooded parts of Metro Detroit.
After a weekend of heavy storms beginning on Friday night and lasting through the weekend rainwater flooded parts of I-94 in Detroit, Michigan forcing some motorists to abandon their vehicles and seek shelter from the heavy rains. Flood waters remained in areas along I-94 between Dearborn and Downtown Detroit several days later as Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer held a press conference on the still inundated I-94.
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DETROIT, MI - JUNE 27: Many cars were abandoned at this I-96 overpass of Pacific Ave. causing the freeway to become impassible where the water was over 2 feet deep due to the torrential rains of the previous day during the day on I-96 freeway in Northwest Detroit on Saturday June 26, 2021 in Detroit, MI.
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With floodwaters still draining off I-94, how long the highway will be closed isn't known. But there are ways to recover from future floods faster.

Golden dune grass on a sandy beach on the shores of Lake Huron.
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Boats anchored in Lake Michigan water at Power Island in west grand traverse by near Traverse City, Michigan. (AP)
Your Guide to Safe Boating in Michigan Labor Day Weekend, With Maps

Boats anchored in Lake Michigan water at Power Island in west grand traverse by near Traverse City, Michigan

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New information shows dangerous dioxins may be carried into Lake Huron from central Michigan's flooding disaster.