FARGO - The city of Fargo is now building a contingency dike in Hackberry on River Drive South to University Drive. This dike will prevent vehicle traffic. The Fargo Police Department is asking residents in this area to please move
FARGO - Oak Grove Lutheran School needs more volunteers to help with building a secondary sandbag levee on the west side of its campus. School officials say more volunteers are needed to fill and throw sandbags to finish the dike tonight. Volunteers should report to First Lutheran Church in Fargo, 619 Broadway, to be shuttled into campus. Do not attempt to drive to campus as roads are closed. The shuttle is constantly traveling between First Lutheran and Oak Grove.
Moorhead officials are directing that all residents who live between Interstate 94 and 50th Avenue South west of Eight Street to evacuate the area immediately. And Fargo officials are asking for voluntary evacuations for those who live between contingency and first-line dikes in the next 24 hours, saying it will become mandatory after that. Fargo city commissioners during a special meeting tonight passed a motion to shut down travel on all major roads in Fargo by midnight tonight.
Fargo officials will host a 7:15 p.m. meeting tonight for city residents who live south of 32nd Avenue South, but within city limits, to discuss contingency plans and flood plans west of Interstate 29. The meeting will be at Discovery School, 1717 40th Ave. S., in the auditorium.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Today's spring snowstorm and widespread flooding continue to curtail mail delivery to parts of South Dakota, North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota, officials with the U.S. Postal Service's Sioux Falls, S.D.-based Dakotas District announced today.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - National Weather Service today predicted the crest range for the Red River would be between 50 to 53 feet here. Two days ago, the range was 48.5 to 52.5 feet. The prediction has risen steadily recently because of rapid melt and more moisture.
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