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Spring Flooding

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Fast Warm-Up Leads To Big Pools On MN Roads

The heat is on. WCCO director of meteorology Mike Augustyniak says that high temperatures in the Twin Cities could top 50 degrees on Monday. On Sunday, temperatures reached into the 40s.

03/10/2014

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Parts Of Minnesota To Get ‘Extreme Flooding’ This Spring

The National Weather Service said Monday parts of Minnesota will likely see “extreme flooding” this spring.

04/22/2013

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Floodwaters Rising After Storms Deluge Heartland

Volunteers worked into the night to stack sandbags against rising Midwest floodwaters and evacuate people in its path — or rescue those already under water — after a powerful spring storm system unleashed downpours from Oklahoma to Michigan.

04/19/2013

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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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A Tale Of 2 Crest Predictions In Fargo-Moorhead

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.

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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NWS: Increased Risk Of Spring Flooding In St. Cloud, Montevideo

More areas of Minnesota have have been added to the National Weather Service’s list of areas that may have an above-average risk of flooding this spring.

03/29/2013

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Army Corps: Sequester Won’t Hamper Spring Flooding Fight

The Army Corps of Engineers says the budget battle in Washington won’t stop the fight against spring flooding.

03/26/2013

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Hoeven Says Diversion Project Set For Senate Floor

North Dakota Sen. John Hoeven says he expects a funding bill that includes a Red River flood diversion project to reach the Senate floor in April or May.

03/25/2013

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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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NWS Predicts Major Spring Flooding In NW Minn.

The National Weather Service is warning residents in parts of Minnesota to get ready for some major flooding as all the snow begins to melt this spring.

03/22/2013

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Experts Predict Flooding In MN Amid Drought Conditions

The National Weather Service says that the melding winter snowpack is not expected to do enough to alleviate dry soil conditions around Minnesota.

03/04/2013

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Red River Snowmelt To Begin In Earnest This Week

The National Weather Service says the main snowmelt runoff and initial spring flooding for the Red River Valley of North Dakota and Minnesota will pick up steam in the coming week.

03/10/2012

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Forecasters Optimistic Minn. Will Escape Flooding

Forecasters say they’re still optimistic the Minnesota and Upper Mississippi River basins will escape flooding this spring.

02/16/2012

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MnDOT Gets $1M To Repair Spring Flood Damage

The Minnesota Department of Transportation has received $1 million in federal funds to continue repairing roads and bridges damaged by floods as a result of the spring snowmelt.

05/24/2011

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