FEMA To Start Touring MN For Damage Assessments

MINNESOTA - FEMA teams will begin flooding damage assessments to public property and infrastructure in more than 50 counties and four tribal nations in Minnesota next week. It's the first step in determining if Gov. Tim Walz can request federal…

Red River Cresting North of Drayton, Secondary Crests Continue

As secondary crests continue from the recent snowmelt and rainfall, the Red River north of Drayton appears to have crested. The National Weather Service says overland flooding continues along and near the Red River. A secondary crest for Fargo-Moorhead has…

Flow of Water Through White Rock Dam To Be Reduced

FAIRMOUNT, ND (KFGO) - The mayor of Fairmount is feeling better after the Corps of Engineers decided to reduce the flow of water going through White Rock Dam in northeast South Dakota.  Mayor John Welk and others in Richland County…

Take a Ride: Cass County Flooding From the Air

CASS COUNTY, ND - Flooding in the Red River Valley from 1,600 feet. Video includes Fargo-Moorhead and areas in Georgetown, Shelly and Halstad. KVRR Reporter Danielle Church covers the flooding from the air with Civil Air Patrol pilot Chad Smith.…

Point Bridge Closed in Grand Forks & East Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, N.D. & EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. - The Point Bridge across the Red River on Minnesota Avenue in Grand Forks and 1st Street Southeast in East Grand Forks is closed because of rising waters. The City of Grand…

Red River Cresting In Fargo Area

FARGO, N.D - The Red River is cresting in the Fargo-Moorhead area with few problems, though overland flooding remains an issue in rural areas. The river is about 5 feet above major flood stage, but the cities have put several…

Sorlie Bridge And Other Roads Closing Due To Rising Water

GRAND FORKS, ND -- More roads and bridges are being closed to deal with the rising water from rivers, tributaries and overland flooding. Officials in Grand Forks-East Grand Forks will be closing the Sorlie Bridge on Demers Avenue on Monday…

Rural Cass County Faces Rising Flood Waters

HARWOOD, N.D. -- Conditions may look fine in a majority of the metro area, but in rural Cass County, that's not the case. Around Harwood, areas that were once roads or crop fields…

Cass County Starts Sending Out Sandbags

CASS COUNTY, N.D. -- Sandbag distribution begins in Cass County for those who need to protect their property against the rising waters. About 30,000 sandbags have already been sent out to people living in…

NWS Predicts Overland Flooding In Harwood Area This Weekend

CASS COUNTY, ND -- Cass County Flood officials are preparing for overland flooding in the Harwood area this weekend. The National Weather Service river level forecasts now predict overland flooding in the Harwood area will increase steadily between now and…

Kindred and Davenport Get Ready for Flooding

KINDRED, N.D. -- While the threat of flooding is still a concern in the Kindred and Davenport areas, there is reason to be optimistic. "It is still going to be significant," Cass…

Fargo Public Works Installs Flood Walls

FARGO, N.D. - Fargo Public Works is continuing to install flood walls across the city to help mitigate the impacts of flooding season. The public works department spent the morning placing…

CP Rail Bed Washes Out Near Valley City

BARNES COUNTY, N.D. - A rail bed about a mile south of Bald Hill Dam washed out after a frozen culvert was unable to release a large body of water that backed up on the side of a hill. The…

City of Fargo Updates Flood Forecast

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) - Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney says the city is breathing a little easier as it appears the crest on the Red River will be less than thought a week ago. He says this is a "fantastic snow…

Moorhead, Cass County Scaling Back Sandbag Operations

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…

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