The National Weather Service in Grand Forks released an updated flood outlook for the Red River Valley. According to the new outlook, the Red River at Fargo has a 50% chance of exceeding 38.5ft, and a 20% chance it could exceed 41.2ft (Fargo’s record crest in 40.84 ft in 2009).
The City of Kindred has announced a flood informational meeting will take place February 21 at 7pm at the Kindred High School.
Fargo, ND (February 11, 2011) – Beginning on Monday, February 14, MATBUS will provide free rides for sandbagging and flood relief volunteers (not applicable to Paratransit services). Area residents are encouraged to ride MATBUS to travel to/from a Sandbag Central shuttle sites. This promotion will continue until the flood relief effort is over.
FARGO, N.D. (February 7, 2011) – State, city, and local officials from both North Dakota and Minnesota will have the chance to explore large scale flood fighting options at a vendor expo on Wednesday, February 9, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Fargo Civic Center. In addition to HESCOs, sandbags and portable walls, [...]
With spring flood predictions nearing, FirstLink is preparing to coordinate volunteers for the flood fight and response efforts. FirstLink will be utilizing social media to assist in dispersing correct information, mobilizing, and engaging volunteers. To receive volunteer related information regarding predicted spring flooding, please tune in to the following sources. Facebook: www.facebook.com/myfirstlink Twitter: www.twitter.com/CassClayFlood Blog: [...]
Neighborhood flood meetings are scheduled for Tuesday, February 8 & Wednesday, February 9 at the Fargo Civic Center Arena, 207 4th St. N., Fargo. City engineers will be present to discuss the potential for spring flooding and preliminary plans for flood protection. Meetings will be held at the dates and times below: Tuesday, February 8: [...]
FEMA will be holding a Flood Insurance Community Meeting January 31st from 7pm to 9pm at the Fargo Public Library (102 North 3rd St.). Meetings are open to the public and for any residents interested Flood Insurance. Similar meetings will be held February 1st at the Grand Forks County Building and February 7th at the [...]
Fargo will begin filling at least 2 million sandbags next month with a goal of protecting the city against a 42-foot crest. Fargo began its flood-fighting strategy last week when the National Weather Service predicted a 10 percent chance the Red River would reach 42 feet this spring. The city aims to protect to 44 [...]
Earlier this week, The National Weather Service announced it’s Preliminary Flood Forecast for 2011, which gave the Red River at Fargo 50% chance of exceeding 38.1 feet. But how high is that?
Flood preparation is getting started earlier than usual this year. Local leaders met this morning with Sen. John Hoeven and Rep. Rick Berg to hear about Fargo, West Fargo and the rest of Cass County are doing to brace for what spring may bring for flooding along the Red River and its tributaries. “This is [...]