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2013 Flood Photo Gallery

The images below show photos from a 100-year flood event in Midland County in mid-April 2013. During the event, the Tittabawassee River surpassed the 24-foot flood stage and crested at approximately 28.4 feet on Saturday, April 20, at about 4 a.m.

To put this particular flood into perspective, the crest of 28.4 feet is the 5th highest recorded flooding event in Midland County. Aside from the 1986 flood that reached 33.89 feet, this was the highest flood since 1948.

Click on thumbnails below to view images.  Images automatically advance to next gallery photo after a few seconds, or you may click on the arrow to advance. Captions below images indicate activity surrounding the flood. Click on "X" to close out of gallery. Photos courtesy of City of Midland staff.