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Rain keeps water high along River Raisin in Monroe County, prolonging area flooding

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DUNDEE, Michigan — Forecasters say rain kept water high along the River Raisin in Monroe County, prolonging area flooding

The National Weather Service says a flood warning continues after some roads and parks were earlier swamped.

PHOTO: William Powell, 17, rides his bike through the flooded waters on W. Elm St. Wednesday afternoon, July 1, 2015 in Monroe, Mich. The National Weather Service says a flood warning continues after some roads and parks were earlier swamped. The latest measurements Wednesday show the river half a foot over flood stage at Blissfield and Dundee and half an inch over at Monroe. The weather service says that the river's level should fall more Wednesday and go below flood stage by early Thursday. (Tom Hawley/The Monroe Evening News via AP)
William Powell, 17, rides his bike through the flooded waters on W. Elm St. Wednesday afternoon, July 1, 2015 in Monroe, Mich. The National Weather Service says a flood warning continues after some roads and parks were earlier swamped. The latest measurements Wednesday show the river half a foot over flood stage at Blissfield and Dundee and half an inch over at Monroe. The weather service says that the river's level should fall more Wednesday and go below flood stage by early Thursday. (Tom Hawley/The Monroe Evening News via AP)

The latest measurements posted Wednesday evening showed the river half a foot over flood stage at Blissfield and 3 inches over at Dundee. They show the river below flood stage at Monroe.

The weather service says the river's level should go below flood stage by early Thursday.

Water has washed over M-50 in Dundee, closing the road and a downtown bridge.

In Monroe, the Monroe News reports moderate flooding in Veterans and Waterloo parks and some road closures.

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PHOTO: In this photo taken on Tuesday, June 30, 2015, John Fouts walks through the flooded parking lot of his wife's pet supply store in downtown Dundee, Mich. Forecasters say rain is keeping water high along the River Raisin in Monroe County, prolonging area flooding. The National Weather Service said Wednesday morning that a flood warning continues after some roads and parks were earlier swamped.  (David Guralnick/Detroit News via AP)  DETROIT FREE PRESS OUT; HUFFINGTON POST OUT
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