Michigan cities with the most rainfall

Sarah Rahal
The Detroit News

More than 6 inches of rain fell in the last 24 hours and another 1 to 2 inches are expected overnight as storms trench southeast in Michigan this weekend.

The National Weather Service in White Lake Township said 4 to 6.5 inches of rain were widespread from Detroit to Ann Arbor overnight.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has declared a state of emergency for Wayne County, and Detroit is seeking federal disaster assistance after major flooding in Metro Detroit.

Dearborn city officials said at Saturday's 4:30 p.m. press conference the city was drenched with more than 7.5 inches of rainfall; however, the National Weather Service said the city wasn't included in their top list because the last update the weather service received was 2.4 inches at 8 a.m.

Garden City and Grosse Pointe received the most rainfall with 6.5 inches, according to the weather service. Here's a full list of cities with the most rainfall accumulation, as of noon when the weather subsided:

  1. Garden City - 6.6 inches
  2. Grosse Pointe - 6.5 inches
  3. Ann Arbor - 5.3 inches
  4. Detroit - 5 inches
  5. Ypsilanti - 4.7 inches
  6. Bloomfield Hills - 4.3 inches
  7. Richmond - 4.2 inches
  8. Pontiac - 4.1 inches
  9. Armada - 4 inches
  10. Shelby Township - 3.9 inches
  11. Farmington - 3.5 inches
  12. Farmington Hills - 3.3 inches
  13. Port Huron - 3.2 inches
  14. Manchester - 3.1 inches
  15. St. Charles - 3 inches
  16. Troy - 2.8 inches
  17. Westland - 2.7 inches

► More: Whitmer declares state of emergency for Wayne County; Detroit seeks federal assistance after major flooding

At 4 p.m. Saturday, 38,000 homes were without power, including nearly 32,600 DTE customers. About 261 crews are out in the field tending to pockets of Sterling Heights, Madison Heights, Detroit, West Bloomfield, Farmington Hills and Livonia, where more than 2,500 homes in each city are without power.

Additionally, 5,600 Consumers Energy customers were without power with more than 140 homes affected. Crews are out near Bangor, Hamlin Township, Lawrence Township, Sturgis, and Midland.


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