Flooding receeds a foot-per-day in Grand Rapids

3:57 pm
Wed April 24, 2013

Flooding receeds a foot-per-day in Grand Rapids

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Due to heavy rains these past weeks, Grand Rapids beat its 104-year-old record for rainfall in the month of April. It surpassed rainfall in April 1909 by more than two inches.
GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- The Gerald R. Ford freeway exits to Market Avenue, closed during the recent record flood, are now open. The ramps are the latest to open among several announced today by the Michigan Department of Transportation. Water from the Grand River is receding at a rate of about one foot per day.