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Severe Weather Announcements (1)
Predicted Red River flood peak in F-M drops another foot
FARGO – The predicted peak of a moderate flood on the Red River here keeps dropping. The National Weather Service predicted Thursday that the river – which is flooding due to recent rain running off frozen ground – would crest at around 27 feet on Friday night. That prediction...
May 1, 2014 - 3:30pm
April 15, 2013
Heavy, wet snow increases chances of exceeding 38-foot Red River crest in F-M
FARGO – The chances of exceeding a 38-foot Red River flood crest here have crept up with the storm that draped the area with a heavy coat of wet snow. National Weather Service forecasters still are compiling information in order the analyze the impacts of the storm, which officially...
April 15, 2013 - 12:33pm
June 24, 2012
Duluth flooding: The sinkhole creates tourist attraction
DULUTH -- There is a sinkhole across the street from my house that has become a tourist attraction. I've had a front row seat. I met the occupants...
June 24, 2012 - 8:21pm
March 14, 2010
Rural overland flooding causes concern
March 14, 2010 - 12:44pm
February 1, 2010
New corps report shows Minnesota, North Dakota diversions meet cost-benefit analysis
FARGO - A feasibility study released today by the Army Corps of Engineers shows a North Dakota-side flood diversion would meet the standard for federal funding but would require a significantly larger local share than a Minnesota-side diversion. With contingency funds included, a...
February 1, 2010 - 1:09pm
Long wet spell could mean floods
ST. PAUL -- A decade and a half of wet weather means western and southern Minnesotans may face flooding this spring, but forecasters do not expect records like many communities saw in recent years. Chances of a record flood like Fargo-Moorhead residents fought last year are slim,...
February 1, 2010 - 9:38am
January 30, 2010
Devils Lake to rise 2 more feet this year in latest forecast
DEVILS LAKES -- It could take a drought this spring to avoid another record elevation on Devils Lake. And that's not likely to happen. The National Weather Service said Friday that there's at least an 80 percent probability that the lake will reach the 2009 record of 1,451.7 feet. The...
January 30, 2010 - 3:55pm
Stage set for major Red River flooding
FARGO -- The National Weather Service on Friday issued a grim outlook for spring flooding in the Red River Valley, with conditions ripe for a...
January 30, 2010 - 9:17am
January 29, 2010
Latest outlook predicts 86 percent chance of major flooding in Fargo
FARGO - The latest flood outlook from the National Weather Service released today predicts an 86 percent chance of major flooding on the Red River at Fargo this spring. Major flood stage is 30 feet. There's a 50 percent chance the river will rise to 34.6 feet and a 10 percent chance...
January 29, 2010 - 12:54pm
January 27, 2010
Fargo snowfall running above normal, but below last year's
FARGO -- Now that the rain, snow and ice left by the latest winter storm is hardening with the bitter cold, thoughts in the Red River Valley turn warily to the spring thaw. How do this winter's accumulated snowfall and moisture compare to normal - and to the amounts received at...
January 27, 2010 - 9:22am
December 21, 2009
Water shortage remains concern in Red River Valley
FARGO -- The Red River Valley is plagued by the curse of alternately battling too much and too little water as the climate fluctuates between intense floods and droughts. On paper, Fargo-Moorhead is trying to tackle both problems at once. In the wake of last spring's record flood,...
December 21, 2009 - 9:56am
November 25, 2009
Deadline set for choosing Red River Valley flood plan
FARGO -- Local officials received a "drop-dead" deadline Tuesday of summer 2010 for picking a permanent flood protection option. But as the timetable for decision-making undergoes refinement, the most popular option so far - a diversion on the North Dakota side of the Red River...
November 25, 2009 - 8:59am
November 23, 2009
Red River Valley flood threat less likely with warm weather
FARGO -- Topsoil conditions are wet and river levels are high this fall in the Red River Valley, but with a warmer and drier winter possible, the National Weather Service said significant flooding this spring is less likely. The area may get a break, thanks to an El Nino weather...
November 23, 2009 - 9:02am
November 18, 2009
National Weather Service flood outlook says soil conditions 'very similar' to fall 2008
GRAND FORKS - Late fall rains have kept groundwater conditions overly wet heading into the winter, which could affect spring flooding, the National Weather Service said today. In a news release on possible spring flood impacts, the Weather Service office in Grand Forks said the rainfall...
November 18, 2009 - 10:52am
Halstad residents wary of diversion
HALSTAD, Minn. - People who live in and around Halstad are concerned that a Red River flood control diversion around the Fargo-Moorhead area...
November 18, 2009 - 10:49am