Ghost Town: Minot Flood

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Minot Flooding
With a crest expected Saturday or Sunday, Minot officials said they have done everything they can to protect critical infrastructure from flooding.
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A view from the air above the flood waters.
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Heavy equipment hauled dirt and clay to raise dikes wherever possible, but didn't hold back everything.
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Can this dike get any higher?
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Fast flowing water ended up flowing over dikes and flooding more streets.
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A neighborhood overtaken by water.
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There have been more than 10,000 people evacuated.
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There is debris and lawn furniture floating in the water.
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Here's is a closer look at a few houses.
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Backyards don't look anything like they did last month.
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A view of the rising water in a WCCO-TV live shot.
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The Souris River is creeping over roads and into neighborhoods.
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The sandbags can't hold back this water.
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Water is rising near this cluster of homes.
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A closer look at the sandbags hopefully protecting this building.
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