flooding http://wemu.org en Winter Isn't Over Yet, Spring Flooding Possible http://wemu.org/post/winter-isnt-over-yet-spring-flooding-possible <div>&nbsp; &nbsp;</div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>Another round of winter weather is expected to drop 3 to 7 inches of snow on southern Michigan, including the Washtenaw County area. &nbsp;This could lead to Ann Arbor breaking the annual snowfall record.</div><div> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 12:04:24 +0000 Patrick Campion 42638 at http://wemu.org Winter Isn't Over Yet, Spring Flooding Possible Rain, Melting Snow Cause Flooding http://wemu.org/post/rain-melting-snow-cause-flooding <div>Rain and melting snow has caused widespread flooding across Washtenaw County. &nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>County Road Commission Operations Director Jim Harmon says crews worked hard Wednesday to clear storm drains, but as the rain fell and snow melted, those same drains clogged again.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Harmon says flooding is reported anywhere from a few inches to several feet. &nbsp;</span></div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">He urges motorists to expect flooding, and not to try to drive through areas where you can't tell how deep the water is. &nbsp;</span></div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Harmon welcomes reports of flooding at 734-761-1500, and if residents can safely do so, trying to clear neighborhood storm drains would be a big help.</span></div><p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 21:15:38 +0000 Bob Eccles 41837 at http://wemu.org City to Remove Sediment from Millers Creek http://wemu.org/post/city-remove-sediment-millers-creek <p>Ann Arbor officials plan to remove some sediment from Millers Creek to help alleviate flooding over Geddes Road near Huron Parkway.&nbsp; Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.</p> Fri, 14 Sep 2012 13:00:53 +0000 Andrew Cluley 19465 at http://wemu.org New Rain Garden Coming To Ann Arbor http://wemu.org/post/new-rain-garden-coming-ann-arbor <p>A long vacant house near downtown Ann Arbor is finally getting torn down, and city officials hope a rain garden on the site will help reduce some of the flooding issues in the area. WEMU&#39;s Andrew Cluley reports.</p> Tue, 31 Jul 2012 14:26:39 +0000 Andrew Cluley 17271 at http://wemu.org