Fearing more motorists could become stranded after a storm dumped more than 6 inches of rain in and around Detroit, the state warned commuters against driving in affected areas.

Detroiters are dealing with the aftermath of the historic downpoor that flooded roadways and basements on Monday,

Wayne County has declared a state of emergency for its 43 communities and called on Gov. Rick Snyder to do the same, so that state and federal resources may be made available to local communities and citizens.

Rainfall peaked in suburban Detroit at 6.25 inches Monday.  About 4.5 inches fell at Detroit Metropolitan Airport in Romulus, while 5.2 inches fell in Warren.

Here's the latest from the Lansing State Journal!