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Technology Makes Flood Forecasting Easier Than Ever

Assessing the amount of flooding regions across Minnesota is something meteorologists track year-round. The National Weather Service (NWS) and the U.S. Geological Survey are able to monitor water levels in rivers and lakes down to the very centimeter at every hour.

04/20/2013

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Fargo-Area Officials Outline Plans For Sandbagging

Spring clean-up week has been replaced by spring flood-fighting week in Fargo.

04/19/2013

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Moorhead Ready For Flooding With 400,000 Sandbags

The city of Moorhead has learned some lessons about flood preparation after three consecutive years of major flooding.

04/18/2013

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Goal Of 1 Million Sandbags Reached In Fargo

Volunteers in Fargo have reached the goal of filling one million sandbags in advance of anticipated spring flooding.

04/12/2013

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Goal Of 1 Million Sandbags Reached In Fargo

Volunteers in Fargo have reached the goal of filling one million sandbags in advance of anticipated spring flooding.

04/12/2013

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Moorhead: Sandbag Volunteers Should Register

Flood-fighting volunteers are encouraged to register with the city of Moorhead to learn when they may be needed to place sandbags.

04/09/2013

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Good Question: ‘Reply All’: Sandbags, Radar & Confiscated Fish

The forecasts are not looking good. Widespread flooding is predicted this spring.

04/05/2013

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Fargo, Moorhead Have Different Needs For Sandbags

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.

03/23/2013

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Fargo Delivering Extra Sandbags … Just In Case

The city of Fargo is delivering extra sandbags to residents in case the dikes need to be raised by one foot.

04/08/2011

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Volunteers Fill Gap After Farmer Dies Sandbagging

Quentin Goehring died trying to save his farm from the rising Red River. Dozens of volunteers weren’t about to let his work go for nothing.

04/08/2011

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Sandbag Delivery Kicks Off Fargo Flood Fight

Sandbag convoys with flatbed trucks escorted by police are scheduled to roll out Tuesday in Fargo and neighboring Moorhead, Minn.

04/05/2011

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Moorhead Sandbags To Be Delivered Friday

Sandbagging deployment in Moorhead, Minn., is now set for Friday if the weather holds up.

03/29/2011

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Weather Service Bumps Up ND Flood Forecast

The National Weather Service says the chances of flooding have increased in the Red River Valley.

03/25/2011

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DeBlog: Can’t We Reuse Old Sandbags?

It is by far the number one Good Question people are sending to us over the past couple weeks. “What do they do with sandbags after they’re done?”

03/18/2011

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Granite Falls Better Prepared For Flood Threat

One Minnesota town hit hard by floods over the years hopes it’s better prepared this spring.

03/05/2011

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