Red River Flooding In Spring 2011

(credit: Patrick N. Moes)
Corps Recons River Basin To Help The National Weather Service
A barn near Sawyer, N.D., is flooded with water from the Souris River. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, began constructing temporary emergency levees in Sawyer on April 12. The Corps is assisting local officials with the flooding along the basin.
(credit: Patrick N. Moes)
(credit: Patrick N. Moes)
Levee Monitoring
Kurt Heckendorf, Corps area sub engineer, in Fargo, N.D, monitors the levee as the Red River of the North begins to recede in Fargo, April 9. Heckendorf, a Wausau, Wis., native, said it's important to look for sliding of levees, scouring, cracking and seepage. The Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, continues to remain vigilant as flooding is expected to last for several weeks.
(credit: Patrick N. Moes)
(credit: Petty Officer 3rd Class Tara Molle)
Red River Flood Response
Flood water flows across the highway in the vicinity of Harwood, N.D., April 10. Coast Guard members are working with state and local agencies to conduct wellness checks and perform rescues and other critical functions to ensure the safety of the residents affected by the flooding.
(credit: Petty Officer 3rd Class Tara Molle)
(credit: Petty Officer 3rd Class Seth Johnson)
Red River Flood Response
Members of the Coast Guard and Cass County Sheriff Department operate airboats to familiarize themselves with flooded areas in the event they need to assist residents, near Hickson, N.D., April 9. Coast Guard crews are working with partner agencies in the event they need to conduct wellness checks and perform rescues and other critical functions to ensure the safety of the residents potentially affected by this flooding event. The Coast Guard has a total of 54 people in the region to support this operation. There are two airboats, two rescue helicopters, an aircraft maintenance teams, a boat maintenance and support team on scene. An additional 19 personnel comprise the incident management team located at Coast Guard Sector Upper Mississippi, St. Louis.
(credit: Petty Officer 3rd Class Seth Johnson)
(credit: Petty Officer 3rd Class David Weydert)
Red River Flood Response
Flood waters overflowing from the banks of the Red River, submerge the surrounding area April 9. The Coast Guard has a total of 54 people in the region to support this operation. There are two airboats, two rescue helicopters, an aircraft maintenance team, and a boat maintenance and support team on scene. An additional 19 personnel comprise the incident management team located at Coast Guard Sector Upper Mississippi, St. Louis.
(credit: Petty Officer 3rd Class David Weydert)
(credit: Petty Officer 3rd Class David Weydert)
Red River Flood Response
Flood waters overflowing from the banks of the Red River, submerge the surrounding area April 9. The Coast Guard has a total of 54 people in the region to support this operation. There are two airboats, two rescue helicopters, an aircraft maintenance team, and a boat maintenance and support team on scene. An additional 19 personnel comprise the incident management team located at Coast Guard Sector Upper Mississippi, St. Louis.
(credit: Petty Officer 3rd Class David Weydert)
(credit: Petty Officer 3rd Class David Weydert)
Red River Flood Response
Flood waters overflowing from the banks of the Red River, submerge the surrounding area April 9. The Coast Guard has a total of 54 people in the region to support this operation. There are two airboats, two rescue helicopters, an aircraft maintenance team, and a boat maintenance and support team on scene. An additional 19 personnel comprise the incident management team located at Coast Guard Sector Upper Mississippi, St. Louis.
(credit: Petty Officer 3rd Class David Weydert)
(credit: Petty Officer 3rd Class David Weydert)
Red River Flood Response
Flood waters overflowing from the banks of the Red River, submerge the surrounding area April 9. The Coast Guard has a total of 54 people in the region to support this operation. There are two airboats, two rescue helicopters, an aircraft maintenance team, and a boat maintenance and support team on scene. An additional 19 personnel comprise the incident management team located at Coast Guard Sector Upper Mississippi, St. Louis.
(credit: Petty Officer 3rd Class David Weydert)
(credit: Petty Officer 3rd Class Richard Brahm)
Red River Flood Response
Lt. Cmdr. James Marquez, left, surface operations commander for the tactical operations center in Fargo, points out the location of sand bags and broken dikes along a section of road near the Red River to Ed Conley, an external affairs specialist for FEMA, April 10. The flood response operation is being led by the state of North Dakota, the state of Minnesota and the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
(credit: Petty Officer 3rd Class Richard Brahm)
(credit: Petty Officer 3rd Class Seth Johnson)
Red River Flood Response
Residents and travelers come to a crawl as flood waters cover Interstate 29, near Fargo, N.D., April 10. Coast Guard crews are working with partner agencies to conduct wellness checks, perform rescues to ensure the safety of the residents potentially affected by this flooding event. The Coast Guard has a total of 54 people in the region to support this operation. There are two airboat crews, two rescue helicopter crews, an aircraft maintenance team and a boat maintenance and support team on scene. An additional 19 personnel comprise the incident management team located at Coast Guard Sector Upper Mississippi, St. Louis.
(credit: Petty Officer 3rd Class Seth Johnson)
(credit: Petty Officer 3rd Class Seth Johnson)
Red River Flood Response
U.S. Coast Guard members and Cass County Sheriff's Department members return from airboat patrols near Harwood, N.D., April 10. Coast Guard crews are working with partner agencies to conduct wellness checks, perform rescues to ensure the safety of the residents potentially affected by this flooding event. The Coast Guard has a total of 54 people in the region to support this operation. There are two airboat crews, two rescue helicopter crews, an aircraft maintenance team and a boat maintenance and support team on scene. An additional 19 personnel comprise the incident management team located at Coast Guard Sector Upper Mississippi, St. Louis.
(credit: Petty Officer 3rd Class Seth Johnson)
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North Dakota Battles Red River Floods
Cass County Sheriff's Deputies head out to check on residents living in a flooded rural area April 10, 2011 near Harwood, North Dakota. The Red River crested yesterday in Fargo, North Dakota, about 10 miles south of Harwood, at 38.5 feet, well below the anticipated 41 feet and the record crest 40.84 feet experienced in 2009.
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(credit: Petty Officer 3rd Class David Weydert)
Red River Flood Response
Jesse Jahner, a sheriff with the Cass County Sheriff's, carries a young girl to safety after a dike broke near her home trapping her inside, April 10. Coast Guard members are working with federal, state and local agencies to conduct wellness checks and perform rescues and other critical functions to ensure the safety of the residents affected by the flooding.
(credit: Petty Officer 3rd Class David Weydert)
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Fargo Prepares For Flooding From Cresting Red River
Cars and trucks navigate a flooded Interstate 29 North of Fargo April 10, 2011 outside Harwood, North Dakota. A seven-mile stretch of the interstate between Harwood and Argusville was open but flooded with water from the Red and Sheyenne Rivers. The Red River crested yesterday in Fargo at 38.5 feet, well below the anticipated 41 feet and the record crest 40.84 feet experienced in 2009.
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(credit: Shannon Bauer)
Red River Flood 2011: Overland flooding approaches on Hendrum, Minn.
Overland flooding approaches Hendrum, Minn., from the south, April 11. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, raised the already-in-place levees in Hendrum two feet to fight against overland flooding from the Red River of the North and the Wild Rice River.
(credit: Shannon Bauer)
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Fargo Prepares For Flooding From Cresting Red River
A truck navigates a flooded Interstate 29 North of Fargo April 10, 2011 near Harwood, North Dakota. A seven-mile stretch of the interstate between Harwood and Argusville was open but flooded with water from the Red and Sheyenne Rivers. The Red River crested yesterday in Fargo at 38.5 feet, well below the anticipated 41 feet and the record crest 40.84 feet experienced in 2009.
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(credit: Patrick N. Moes)
Red River Flood Fight 2011: Sheyenne River washes out road
A tributary of the Red River of the North, the Sheyenne River, near the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Baldhill Dam washes over a gravel road near April 10.
(credit: Patrick N. Moes)
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Fargo Prepares For Flooding From Cresting Red River
Cars and trucks navigate a flooded Interstate 29 North of Fargo April 10, 2011 near Harwood, North Dakota. A seven-mile stretch of the interstate between Harwood and Argusville was open but flooded with water from the Red and Sheyenne Rivers. The Red River crested yesterday in Fargo at 38.5 feet, well below the anticipated 41 feet and the record crest 40.84 feet experienced in 2009.
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(credit: Patrick N. Moes)
Corps of Engineers to raise levees at Valley City, N.D.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District's Baldhill Dam releases the spring runoff, April 10. The Corps uses the dam to provide controlled releases for flood fighting. The Corps continues to assist local communities fighting the 2011 floods.
(credit: Patrick N. Moes)
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Fargo Prepares For Flooding From Cresting Red River
A van navigates a flooded Interstate 29 North of Fargo April 10, 2011 near Harwood, North Dakota. A seven-mile stretch of the interstate between Harwood and Argusville was open but flooded with water from the Red and Sheyenne Rivers. The Red River crested yesterday in Fargo at 38.5 feet, well below the anticipated 41 feet and the record crest 40.84 feet experienced in 2009.
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(credit: Patrick N. Moes)
Corps of Engineers to raise levees at Valley City, N.D.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District's Baldhill Dam releases the spring runoff, April 10. The Corps uses the dam to provide controlled releases for flood fighting. The Corps continues to assist local communities fighting the 2011 floods.
(credit: Patrick N. Moes)
(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Fargo Prepares For Flooding From Cresting Red River
Cars navigate a flooded Interstate 29 North of Fargo April 10, 2011 near Harwood, North Dakota. A seven-mile stretch of the interstate between Harwood and Argusville was open but flooded with water from the Red and Sheyenne Rivers. The Red River crested yesterday in Fargo at 38.5 feet, well below the anticipated 41 feet and the record crest 40.84 feet experienced in 2009.
(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
(credit: Patrick N. Moes)
Corps of Engineers to raise levees at Valley City, N.D.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District's Baldhill Dam releases the spring runoff, April 10. The Corps uses the dam to provide controlled releases for flood fighting. The Corps continues to assist local communities fighting the 2011 floods.
(credit: Patrick N. Moes)
(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
North Dakota Battles Red River Floods
A rural church is surrounded by flood water April 10, 2011 near Gardner, North Dakota. The Red River crested yesterday about 25 miles south of Gardner in Fargo, North Dakota at 38.5 feet, well below the anticipated 41 feet and the record crest 40.84 feet experienced in 2009.
(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
North Dakota Battles Red River Floods
A rural church is surrounded by flood water April 10, 2011 near Gardner, North Dakota. The Red River crested yesterday about 25 miles south of Gardner in Fargo, North Dakota at 38.5 feet, well below the anticipated 41 feet and the record crest 40.84 feet experienced in 2009.
(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
North Dakota Battles Red River Floods
A rural church is surrounded by flood water April 10, 2011 near Gardner, North Dakota. The Red River crested yesterday about 25 miles south of Gardner in Fargo, North Dakota at 38.5 feet, well below the anticipated 41 feet and the record crest 40.84 feet experienced in 2009.
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(credit: Sgt. Eric Jungels)
Minnesota Guard responds to Red River flood
At the direction of Gov. Mark Dayton's executive order, 200 guard members have recently been activated for flood duty in western Minnesota. Soldiers are conducting levee patrols, monitoring water pumps and securing road blocks in the communities of Moorhead, Oakport and Georgetown, Minn.
(credit: Sgt. Eric Jungels)
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North Dakota Battles Red River Floods
Residents of the Lake Shure subdivision use a boat to reach dry land after all of the homes in the development were surrounded by flood water April 10, 2011 near Harwood, North Dakota. The Red River crested yesterday in Fargo, North Dakota at 38.5 feet, well below the anticipated 41 feet and the record crest 40.84 feet experienced in 2009.
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(credit: Sgt. Eric Jungels)
Minnesota Guard responds to Red River flood
Soldiers from the Moorhead-based 2nd Combined Arms Battalion, 136th Infantry monitor the performance of levees in Georgetown, Minn., in order to provide early warning to local officials, should any concerns arise here April 8. At the direction of Governor Mark Dayton's executive order, 200 Guard members have recently been activated for flood duty in western Minnesota. Soldiers are conducting levee patrols, monitoring water pumps and securing road blocks in the communities of Moorhead, Oakport and Georgetown, Minn.
(credit: Sgt. Eric Jungels)
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North Dakota Battles Red River Floods
Russ and Patty Conrad, residents of the Lake Shure subdivision, use a boat to go back to their home which is surrounded by flood water April 10, 2011 near Harwood, North Dakota. The Red River crested yesterday in Fargo, North Dakota at 38.5 feet, well below the anticipated 41 feet and the record crest 40.84 feet experienced in 2009.
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(credit: Sgt. Eric Jungels)
Minnesota Guard responds to Red River flood
Soldiers from the Moorhead-based 2nd Combined Arms Battalion, 136th Infantry speak with a local resident atop a levee here April 8. The soldiers are monitoring the performance of levees in Georgetown, Minn., in order to provide early warning to local officials, should any concerns arise. At the direction of Gov. Mark Dayton's executive order, 200 guard members have recently been activated for flood duty in western Minnesota. Soldiers are conducting levee patrols, monitoring water pumps and securing road blocks in the communities of Moorhead, Oakport and Georgetown, Minn.
(credit: Sgt. Eric Jungels)
(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
North Dakota Battles Red River Floods
Russ Conrad leaves his home which is surrounded by flood water April 10, 2011 near Harwood, North Dakota. The Red River crested yesterday in Fargo, North Dakota, about 10 miles south of Harwood, at 38.5 feet, well below the anticipated 41 feet and the record crest 40.84 feet experienced in 2009.
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(credit: Sgt. Eric Jungels)
Minnesota Guard responds to Red River flood
A water pump carries misplaced water over a levee and back to the flooded Buffalo River here April 8. At the direction of Gov. Mark Dayton's executive order, 200 Guard members have recently been activated for flood duty in western Minnesota. Soldiers are conducting levee patrols, monitoring water pumps and securing road blocks in the communities of Moorhead, Oakport and Georgetown, Minn.
(credit: Sgt. Eric Jungels)
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North Dakota Battles Red River Floods
Cass County Sheriff's Deputies Clinton Zahnow (L) and Mary Geller check on residents living in a flooded rural area April 10, 2011 near Harwood, North Dakota. The Red River crested yesterday in Fargo, North Dakota, about 10 miles south of Harwood, at 38.5 feet, well below the anticipated 41 feet and the record crest 40.84 feet experienced in 2009.
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(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
North Dakota Battles Red River Floods
Residents lay sandbags to re-enforce a low area of the dike surrounding their small town near the Red River April 10, 2011 in Argusville, North Dakota. The Red River crested yesterday in Fargo, North Dakota at 38.5 feet, well below the anticipated 41 feet and the record crest 40.84 feet experienced in 2009.
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(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
North Dakota Battles Red River Floods
Residents help to lay sandbags to re-enforce a low area of the dike surrounding their small town near the Red River April 10, 2011 in Argusville, North Dakota. The Red River crested yesterday in Fargo, North Dakota at 38.5 feet, well below the anticipated 41 feet and the record crest 40.84 feet experienced in 2009.
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(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
North Dakota Battles Red River Floods
A rural road is covered with flood water April 10, 2011 near Fargo, North Dakota. The Red River crested yesterday in Fargo, North Dakota at 38.5 feet, well below the anticipated 41 feet and the record crest 40.84 feet experienced in 2009.
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(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
North Dakota Battles Red River Floods
Blaine Zaaveg (L) and Jerry Johnson of the Cass County Highway Department hang a sign to let motorists know that County Road 22 near the Red River is closed due to flooding April 10, 2011 in Harwood, North Dakota. The Red River crested yesterday in Fargo, North Dakota, about 15 miles south of Harwood, at 38.5 feet, well below the anticipated 41 feet and the record crest 40.84 feet experienced in 2009.
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(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
North Dakota And Minnesota Battle Red River Floods
SSG Aaron Johnson (L), SP4 Jeff Daley (C) and PVT Justin Brickman of the Minnesota National Guard check the level of flood water while they patrol a levee on April 11, 2011 in Georgetown, Minnesota. The National Guard have been called in to help build, inspect and maintain levees in many communities along the Red River Valley around Fargo, North Dakota and Moorhead, Minnesota. The Red River crested in Fargo on Saturday at 38.75 feet, the fourth-highest flood on record.
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(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
North Dakota And Minnesota Battle Red River Floods
SSG Aaron Johnson (L), SP4 Jeff Daley (R) and PVT Justin Brickman of the Minnesota National Guard inspect a levee on April 11, 2011 in Georgetown, Minnesota. The National Guard have been called in to help build, inspect and maintain levees in many communities along the Red River Valley around Fargo, North Dakota and Moorhead, Minnesota. The Red River crested in Fargo on Saturday at 38.75 feet, the fourth-highest flood on record.
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(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
North Dakota And Minnesota Battle Red River Floods
SP4 Jeff Daley (L) and PVT Justin Brickman of the Minnesota National Guard inspect a levee on April 11, 2011 in Georgetown, Minnesota. The National Guard have been called in to help build, inspect and maintain levees in many communities along the Red River Valley around Fargo, North Dakota and Moorhead, Minnesota. The Red River crested in Fargo on Saturday at 38.75 feet, the fourth-highest flood on record.
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(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
North Dakota And Minnesota Battle Red River Floods
SSG Aaron Johnson of the Minnesota National Guard checks on a pump along a levee on April 11, 2011 in Georgetown, Minnesota. The National Guard have been called in to help build, inspect and maintain levees in many communities along the Red River Valley around Fargo, North Dakota and Moorhead, Minnesota. The Red River crested in Fargo on Saturday at 38.75 feet, the fourth-highest flood on record.
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(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
North Dakota And Minnesota Battle Red River Floods
SSG Aaron Johnson (L), SP4 Jeff Daley (R) and PVT Justin Brickman of the Minnesota National Guard inspect a levee on April 11, 2011 in Georgetown, Minnesota. The National Guard have been called in to help build, inspect and maintain levees in many communities along the Red River Valley around Fargo, North Dakota and Moorhead, Minnesota. The Red River crested in Fargo on Saturday at 38.75 feet, the fourth-highest flood on record.
(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
North Dakota And Minnesota Battle Red River Floods
Snowplows are used to clear floodwater from Interstate 29 April 11, 2011 near Argusville, North Dakota. Although the Red River crested in nearby Fargo on Saturday at 38.75 feet, the fourth-highest flood on record, areas north of the city are still experiencing near-record flooding.
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(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
North Dakota And Minnesota Battle Red River Floods
A farmhouse is surrounded by floodwater from the Red River on April 11, 2011 near Fargo, North Dakota. Although the Red River crested in Fargo on Saturday at 38.75 feet, the fourth-highest flood on record, areas north of the city are still experiencing near-record flooding.
(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
North Dakota And Minnesota Battle Red River Floods
A barn is surrounded by floodwater from the Red River on April 11, 2011 near Fargo, North Dakota. Although the Red River crested in Fargo on Saturday at 38.75 feet, the fourth-highest flood on record, areas north of the city are still experiencing near-record flooding.
(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
North Dakota And Minnesota Battle Red River Floods
A farm is surrounded by floodwater from the Red River on April 11, 2011 near Fargo, North Dakota. Although the Red River crested in Fargo on Saturday at 38.75 feet, the fourth-highest flood on record, areas north of the city are still experiencing near-record flooding.
(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
North Dakota And Minnesota Battle Red River Floods
A home is surrounded by floodwater from the Red River on April 11, 2011 near Fargo, North Dakota. Although the Red River crested in Fargo on Saturday at 38.75 feet, the fourth-highest flood on record, areas north of the city are still experiencing near-record flooding.
(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
North Dakota And Minnesota Battle Red River Floods
A home is surrounded by floodwater from the Red River on April 11, 2011 near Fargo, North Dakota. Although the Red River crested in Fargo on Saturday at 38.75 feet, the fourth-highest flood on record, areas north of the city are still experiencing near-record flooding.
(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
North Dakota And Minnesota Battle Red River Floods
A farm is surrounded by floodwater from the Red River on April 11, 2011 near Fargo, North Dakota. Although the Red River crested in Fargo on Saturday at 38.75 feet, the fourth-highest flood on record, areas north of the city are still experiencing near-record flooding.
(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
North Dakota And Minnesota Battle Red River Floods
A farmhouse is surrounded by floodwater from the Red River on April 11, 2011 near Fargo, North Dakota. Although the Red River crested in Fargo on Saturday at 38.75 feet, the fourth-highest flood on record, areas north of the city are still experiencing near-record flooding.
(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
North Dakota And Minnesota Battle Red River Floods
A home is surrounded by floodwater from the Red River on April 11, 2011 near Fargo, North Dakota. Although the Red River crested in Fargo on Saturday at 38.75 feet, the fourth-highest flood on record, areas north of the city are still experiencing near-record flooding.
(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
North Dakota And Minnesota Battle Red River Floods
A farmhouse is surrounded by floodwater from the Red River on April 11, 2011 near Fargo, North Dakota. Although the Red River crested in Fargo on Saturday at 38.75 feet, the fourth-highest flood on record, areas north of the city are still experiencing near-record flooding.
(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
North Dakota And Minnesota Battle Red River Floods
Homes are surrounded by floodwater from the Red River on April 11, 2011 near Fargo, North Dakota. Although the Red River crested in Fargo on Saturday at 38.75 feet, the fourth-highest flood on record, areas north of the city are still experiencing near-record flooding.
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(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
North Dakota And Minnesota Battle Red River Floods
Floodwater from the Red River surrounds the town April 11, 2011 in Argusville, North Dakota. Although the Red River crested in Fargo on Saturday at 38.75 feet, the fourth-highest flood on record, areas north of the city are still experiencing near-record flooding.
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North Dakota And Minnesota Battle Red River Floods
Water overflows the banks of the Red River on April 11, 2011 near Fargo, North Dakota. The river is normally contained within the tree line. Although the Red River crested in Fargo on Saturday at 38.75 feet, the fourth-highest flood on record, areas north of the city are still experiencing near-record flooding.
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(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
North Dakota And Minnesota Battle Red River Floods
Homes are surrounded by floodwater from the Red River on April 11, 2011 near Fargo, North Dakota. Although the Red River crested in Fargo on Saturday at 38.75 feet, the fourth-highest flood on record, areas north of the city are still experiencing near-record flooding.
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(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
North Dakota And Minnesota Battle Red River Floods
A levee made from sandbags holds back water from the Red River on April 11, 2011 in Fargo, North Dakota. Although the Red River crested in Fargo on Saturday at 38.75 feet, the fourth-highest flood on record, areas north of the city are still experiencing near-record flooding.
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(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
North Dakota And Minnesota Battle Red River Floods
A snowplow is used to clear floodwater from Interstate 29 April 11, 2011 near Argusville, North Dakota. Although the Red River crested in nearby Fargo on Saturday at 38.75 feet, the fourth-highest flood on record, areas north of the city are still experiencing near-record flooding.
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(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)
North Dakota And Minnesota Battle Red River Floods
Vehicles and farm equipment are stranded on a flooded stretch of road April 11, 2011 near Fargo, North Dakota. Although the Red River crested in Fargo on Saturday at 38.75 feet, the fourth-highest flood on record, areas north of the city are still experiencing near-record flooding.
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