- Associated Press - Monday, August 28, 2017

DETROIT (AP) - Heavy rains have closed a major highway in the Detroit area.

Michigan State Police sent a Twitter message Monday night saying westbound lanes of Interstate 696 at Southfield were closed due flooding.

The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning for parts of Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties.

It says more than 2½ inches of rain fell in Wayne County.

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