When you’re in the ‘maintenance’ portion of a flood, you have periods of relative calm punctuated by panic. Within the last few hours, we’ve had two such panic periods, both coming at the same time.
Archives for March 28, 2009
The river level is dropping and much of the attention in the neighborhood today is inside. Drains in basements are giving the Red a way in, but the neighbors are ready.
I’m back in Riverview Circle, riding in a pickup over very icy and rutty roads. I’m riding with Ed Dorsett of Moorhead, who goes to the same church as Todd and Donna Morse. We’re heading to the store to get some ShopVacs and a marine plug. The plug is for John Brummer’s boat, which he’s preparing, just in case.
Live-blogging the daily flood meeting.