February 20, 2013
College students Rochelle Dukes, left, and Deidre Hicks take a break from their studies and spend a little quiet time at Riverfront Park Wednesday afternoon. The Flint River water level is higher than usual because of recent rain storms passing through the state and more rain is in the forecast this weekend, which could be a problem for low-lying areas.
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With as much as eight inches of rain forecast by the weekend, steps are taken to minimize flooding in low-lying areas.