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Flood Watch Issued for Farmington, Farmington Hills

The flood watch is in effect for Oakland County from 2 p.m. Wednesday through Friday morning.

The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for Farmington, Farmington Hills and other communities in Oakland County beginning Wednesday afternoon.

According to the NWS, a frontal boundary extending north into Southeast Michigan could produce rain showers and thunderstorms in the area, dropping 2 to 4 inches of rain Wednesday through Friday.

The rain could lead to rapid rises on area rivers and streams, with the potential for flooding in some low-lying urban areas, the NWS reports.

The flood watch is in effect from 2 p.m. Wednesday through Friday morning for Wayne, Genesee, Lapeer, Lenawee, Livingston, Macomb, Midland, Monroe, Oakland, Saginaw, Sanilac, Shiawassee, St. Clair, Tuscola, and Washtenaw counties.

Residents can monitor the local forecast for possible flood warnings on Farmington-Farmington Hills Patch or visit www.weather.gov.

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