The National Weather Service says the Red River appears to have crested about 50 miles upstream of Fargo, and it isn’t a top 10 flood.
Hundreds of high school students will be getting out of school Friday to help place about 100,000 sandbags around the city to protect a couple of hundred homes against Red River flooding.
Volunteers have filled more than 1.6 million sandbags this month in hopes of protecting homes and businesses from a rising Red River in Fargo and Moorhead, Minn.
The Fargo-area flood fight is getting louder thanks to the sounds of heavy equipment moving clay and police sirens escorting flatbed trucks filled with sandbags into neighborhoods.
The flood fight is kicking into high gear in southeastern North Dakota, where residents are preparing for what could be the fourth major flood in five years.
The city of Moorhead has learned some lessons about flood preparation after three consecutive years of major flooding.
April is less than half over, but we’ve already had way more snow than average.
Volunteers in Fargo have reached the goal of filling one million sandbags in advance of anticipated spring flooding.
There are two very different opinions from at least two prominent figures about just how high the Red River may crest this time around, which may very well affect the safety of residents coping with another flood season in Fargo-Moorhead.
Flood-fighting volunteers are encouraged to register with the city of Moorhead to learn when they may be needed to place sandbags.
A new prediction from the U-S Geological Survey says the Red River in the Fargo-Moorhead area isn’t expected to crest until after April 15.
The Army Corps of Engineers says the budget battle in Washington won’t stop the fight against spring flooding.
While Fargo residents are preparing to place more than a million sandbags to prepare for a possible 38-foot Red River flood crest, their neighbors across the river are looking at a much easier chore.
Residents along the Red River in Fargo and neighboring Moorhead, Minn., should prepare for one of the top five floods in their history, the National Weather Service said Thursday.
With its ominously titled slideshow, “Get ready for a big one,” the National Weather Service told flood-weary residents in the Fargo area Thursday to prepare for one of the Red River’s five largest crests this summer, an outlook that prompted city and county officials to plead for permanent flood protection.