SPRING FLOOD OUTLOOK

Significant Snowmelt Flooding Is Likely According to Spring Flood Report

The chance the river will reach major flood stage in Fargo, North Dakota, has increased from 50 percent last week to 90 percent now.

GRAND FORKS, ND — A massive later-winter storm that dropped heavy snow and rain in the Upper Midwest has increased flood worries in the Red River Valley of North Dakota and Minnesota. The National Weather Service says “significant” snowmelt flooding is likely this spring. The chance the river will reach major flood stage in Fargo, North Dakota, has increased from…

National Weather Service: The Threat For Significant Snowmelt Flooding Increases Substantially

The risk for major flooding in Fargo-Moorhead is at fifty percent, even though flood walls would keep the water back

GRAND FORKS, ND — The National Weather Service in Grand Forks says we’re at the mercy of March when it comes to spring flooding. In their Spring Flood Outlook, they say late January and February weather systems added substantial snowpack in the region. The threat for significant snowmelt flooding has increased substantially across all sub-basins and for the Red River….