AP: The Souris broke a more than 130-year-old record at noon when it measured 1,558.52 feet above sea level at the city’s Broadway Bridge. That was about 9. 5 feet above flood stage and a half-foot higher than the record set in 1881.
There’s something wrong in this picture from the Associated Press of a boat being used to rescue people from the Mississippi River flood in Memphis, but I can’t quite put my finger on it.
Another in a series of images of strange ways reporters cover flood stories.
The south prepares for major flooding. The north cleans up after it.
Which is more important: A bunch of farm fields or a city of fewer than 3,000 people?
Would you buy a house in Moorhead if it was near the Red River?
If you think watching Grand Forks workers putting up the flood wall a few weeks ago was exciting, wait until you watch them taking it down, which is happening today.
With little fanfare, the Mississippi River dropped below major flood stage in Saint Paul this morning. The Red River didn’t budget in Oslo.
Most of us don’t know many of our neighbors anymore and if it weren’t for the occasional flood, maybe the Riverview neighborhood of Moorhead would be like anywhere else.
Scenes from the flooding in rural Clay County, shot this afternoon.
Some video of the Fargo Moorhead area from topside.
Before the Red River has even receded, residents are already considering the future floods.
When the media — that’s me — come flying in to cover the major drama — this isn’t usually the type of thing we focus on — a man and his sump pump.
Not everyone is taking floods seriously.
If some young man in Fargo Moorhead can’t buy a corsage for his date for the prom, this is why.