There’s an ice blockage on the St. Clair River, and conditions look that this weekend are going to be touch and go for residents near the waterway in St. Clair and Macomb Counties.
A report by the National Weather Service outlines a flood warning for the area until 1:45 p.m. on Sunday.
Per the flooding warning:
Multiple roadways were impacted by flooding near the St. Clair River. Many homes and structures were threatened by water near the reported flooding. The current flooding is due to an ice blockage on the St. Clair River.
Specifically, the ice blockage is in East China Township. Pay special attention to the area in green as outlined by the NWS.
Key things to remember:
- Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Don’t try and drive through flooding.
- Take precautions in the area outlined in green on the map below that flooding may occur.
Here’s a video on Twitter via ClickOnDetroit of the blockage:
— Local 4 WDIV Detroit (@Local4News) January 4, 2018