Whitmer Declares Emergency For Detroit Suburbs After Storms

From the Associated Press — Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer has declared a state of emergency for three suburban Detroit cities after they requested state aide for damage caused by severe thunderstorms and high winds on July 7. Whitmer issued the declaration Monday for the cities of Farmington, Farmington Hills and Southfield. With the declaration, Whitmer has made available all state resources in cooperation with local response and recovery efforts. The declaration authorizes the Michigan State Police, Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division to coordinate state efforts above and beyond what it has provided in
conjunction with local agencies.