ELM STREET

Fargo Mayor Mahoney Says His Level of Concern About A Major Flood Has Dropped

Mahoney says the melt has been near-perfect

FARGO, N.D. — The risk of significant flooding in Fargo-Moorhead has all but disappeared. Mayor Tim Mahoney says the melt has been near-perfect and his level of concern has dropped. He say’s Fargo will probably hit a lower crest of 34 to 35 feet around April 1. Mahoney says although it will be a major flood over 30 feet, he…

Rising Red River Causes Pedestrian And Elm Street Closures

Fargo Park District has raised the pedestrian bridge at Lindenwood Park

FARGO, N.D. — Recent heavy rains in the southern Red River basin is causing the river to rise resulting in minor flooding. Fargo Park District has raised the pedestrian bridge at Lindenwood Park and the floating bridge at Dike East. The low spot on Elm Street in North Fargo is requiring another closure with rising water. The National Weather Service…

Fargo Public Works Installs Flood Walls

The public works department spent the morning placing flood walls between 14th & 15th Avenue North on Elm Street

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 flood walls between 14th and 15th Avenue North on Elm Street. The department placed other removable flood walls in the Oak Grove area on Monday. Lee Anderson, a public…

Elm Street Closure In Fargo Is Sure Sign The Red River Is On The Rise

River Expected To Reach Minor Flood Stage Tuesday Evening

FARGO, N.D. — The recent rainfall has the Red River in Fargo-Moorhead on the rise. As of 2 o’clock Tuesday afternoon it was at 17.8 feet and expected to rise to minor flood stage of 18 feet Tuesday night before cresting around 18.3 feet Wednesday. Elm Street has been closed between 14th and 15th Avenues North due to the rising…