Valley City, Lisbon prepare for record crests
Valley City and Lisbon, N.D., are preparing for unprecedented Sheyenne River flooding this coming week.
The Sheyenne, at 17.37 feet Friday afternoon in Valley City, could hit 22.3 feet Tuesday or Wednesday, the National Weather Service predicts. Record flood stage is 20 feet.
In Lisbon, the Sheyenne was at 17.48 feet, but will rise sharply this weekend. The weather service predicts it could hit 22.9 feet by Friday. Record flood stage is 19.3 feet there.
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