11,000 people evacuated Midland, Michigan after two dams failed unleashing floodwaters.

  • The Edenville and Sanford dams, which normally contain the Tittabawassee River to create two separate lakes, gave way to historic flooding Tuesday.
  • 11,000 people were evacuated in less than 12 hours.
  • The river, swollen from heavy rains that ravaged the state for days, crested at 35.05 feet Wednesday.
  • No deaths and no serious injuries have been reported thus far.