SPRING FLOODING

Xcel Energy Provides Tips For Customers Dealing With Flooding

ST. PAUL, MN — After historic snowfall in February, followed by a quick warm-up and heavy rains this month, the risk of flooding in the Upper Midwest continues to grow, including the risk of soggy basements and flooded streets. Xcel Energy is preparing for potential flooding that may affect our facilities, as well as providing safety information to customers who…

Moorhead Declares State of Emergency for 2019 Spring Flood

The severity of flooding depends upon numerous factors, such as the speed of the snowmelt and the level of additional precipitation we may receive.

MOORHEAD, MN —┬áThe Minnesota city of Moorhead has joined neighboring Fargo, North Dakota, in declaring a flood emergency along the river that separates the cities. Moorhead Mayor Johnathan Judd says the move enables the city to seek money from state and federal governments to help with potential impacts from Red River flooding. Fargo declared a flood emergency Monday. The National…

Snow Comparison

Our recent round of numerous snowfalls has prompted questions about the chances for flooding in the spring. Last week the National Weather Service issued a statement saying that while we have a sizable snow pack in many locations, conditions are still fairly close to average for this time of the year and it is too early to have major concerns…

Fargo Park District Reminds Citizens of Oak Grove Bridge Closure

The bridge will be officially up on Tuesday, February 21 for the spring season

  FARGO, N.D. — Officials with the Fargo Park District and the City of Moorhead are preparing to raise the pedestrian bridge at Oak Grove Park at 170 Maple Street North. The bridge will be officially up on Tuesday, February 21 for the spring season. Officials say this is done every year to get ready for the rising of the…