04/20/2013 06:30 pm ET Updated Jun 20, 2013

State Of Emergency Declared In Grand Rapids Due To Flooding


Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell has declared a state of emergency starting Saturday afternoon as the city deals with rising waters.

Heartwell says he expects Grand Rapids' flood walls to contain the water.

The Grand River is expected to crest in the city at 22.7 feet on Monday.

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