You may have heard about the possibility of spring flooding in the area. This blog was started last year to help keep the University community informed about flood preparations and other logistics. Some background information about flood responses, written last year, […]
The Red River of the North at Grand Forks is now back in its banks, and all flood warnings have been lifted. Bridges and roads have reopened.
The Red River at Grand Forks continues to drop, and barring unforseen moisture, water levels are expected to be below major flood stage on Saturday, April 27.
Guest post by Phil Gerla, Geology & Geological Engineering As we ride out the 48-foot crest of the 2019 Red River flood, the communities of Grand Forks and East Grand Forks can relax a little. As described in an earlier post by […]
From the Grand Forks Herald: The Red River at Grand Forks has dropped almost 2 feet since its Friday crest of 46.87 feet, but additional precipitation could result in a secondary crest this weekend. National Weather Service Meteorologist Tom Grafenauer said river […]
Red River levels are slowly dropping as of Monday, April 15. A secondary crest of a little over 45 feet is expected as snowfall from last week’s storm enters the waterways.
The Red River has crested in Grand Forks at a lower level than predicted. Predicted to top out at 48 feet on Saturday, it instead crested Friday at 46.87 feet. It continues to drop, though the snow last week could cause […]
Guest post by Aaron Kennedy, assistant professor of atmospheric sciences In the southern valley, the 2019 flood has crested. Wahpeton reached a crest of 14.62’ on April 1st, placing it well within the category of ‘major’ flooding. Although impressive, it’s important […]
Guest post by Mark Johnson, director of operations & maintenance, facilities management All preparations are in place per our campus flood protection plan. With the many flood mitigation steps that were built by the city and county after the 1997 flood the […]
From the City of Grand Forks: Officials from Grand Forks and East Grand Forks will be closing the Point Bridge on Minnesota Ave. at 2:30 pm today due to rising flood waters. Water goes over the road on the East Grand Forks […]