Flood Fight 2020

UPDATE: One Road Reopens Into The Small Dickey County Town of Fullerton

Around 50 people live in Fullerton

Dickey Co. 8 South of Fullerton/Courtesy: Aimee Teske DICKEY COUNTY, ND —  There is a way to get back into the small North Dakota town of Fullerton in Dickey County. Emergency Manager Charlie Russell says water is off of 86th Street Southeast and it is now open from Highway 281 to Fullerton. He reminds people that both bridges south of…

Flood Warning Issued After Red River Hits Flood Stage In Fargo-Moorhead

The city of Fargo will hold another public flood meeting in the morning to give an update on scaled back operations

FARGO, ND — A flood warning is issued as the Red River reaches flood stage in Fargo-Moorhead. The river hit minor flood stage of just over 18 feet early this afternoon. It is forecast to keep rising to just under moderate flood stage near 25 feet by next Sunday. To give you an idea of what that means, the city will…

NDSU Football Players Join the Flood Fight by Filling Sandbags

The NDSU football team came out to sandbag central to help fill as many sandbags as they could in just a few hours

FARGO, N.D.– Before sandbag central closes down operations, the NDSU football team has decided to join the flood fight. The NDSU football team came out to sandbag central to help fill as many sandbags as they could in just a few hours. More than 50 players have helped out today and together they have filled more than 800 bags. The…

High Snowbanks Against Houses are Causing Problems for Homeowners

People in Fargo are already seeing damage to their homes from the melting snow

FARGO, N.D.– High snow banks against your house can be causing problems. People in Fargo are already seeing damage to their homes from the melting snow. When high snow banks against your house start to melt while the ground is still frozen, there’s no place for the water to go. It pools outside your home until it slowly seeps in….

Moorhead, Cass County Scaling Back Sandbag Operations

Sandbagging may pick up again if weather conditions change.

Submit Your Photo CASS COUNTY, ND — Both Cass County and Moorhead City leaders have decided to suspend sandbagging operations due to favorable weather predictions. Here are the releases from both Moorhead and Cass County. MOORHEAD, MN — In the first two days of operation, 33,050 sandbags were filled at the Moorhead Sandbag Operations Center. Sandbag filling continues today (Friday)….

City of Fargo Adjusts Flood Fight, Sandbag Central Suspending Operation Friday Night

It is important to note the need for a strong volunteer effort through 7 p.m. today to finish a strong sandbag production effort.

FARGO, ND — Fargo’s Sandbag Central will close at 7 p.m. Friday, days ahead of schedule and 600,000 sandbags under the original goal of 1-million sandbags. The slow melt and lack of rain and snow the past couple of weeks are responsible. Fargo will now prepare for a possible crest of 39-ft. and not the nearly 41-ft that had been a…

LIVE: Flood Health Flood Warning

It's cold and wet and really dangerous to drive through. But that's only the beginning.

North Dakota State Department of Health scientists are warning us about serious health risks from our rising flood waters. You might think the biggest danger of dealing with floodwaters is that they’re a muddy mess. But  as state environmental scientist Christine Roob explained when she sat down live in-studio with the Morning Show’s Emily Welker to talk about it. Flood…

F-M Area Students Lend a Hand During Flood Fight 2019

Students of all ages filled sandbags in both Moorhead and Fargo to help the cities reach their goals

FARGO-MOORHEAD– Volunteers are critical to preparing for flooding. Students in the F–M area are joining in to do their part. “It feels good just to help people out with what they are struggling with or just so that they do not have a fear their home being gone,” Carl Ben Eielson Middle School student Landon Docken said. Eighth graders from Carl…

Moorhead To Host Flood Meeting On Tuesday

People living in riverfront neighborhoods will have a chance to meet with flood zone leaders

MOORHEAD, MN — Moorhead city leaders will hold a community flood information meeting on Tuesday. They will talk about the city’s flood preparedness. People living in riverfront neighborhoods will have a chance to meet with flood zone leaders assigned to their neighborhoods to get any questions answered. The meeting is set for April 2 at 7 pm at the Comstock Memorial…