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 […]
From UND Today: Here’s your newcomers guide to high water preparedness in Greater Grand Forks One early afternoon in late March, as John Bernstrom, communication specialist with the City of Grand Forks, sauntered downtown, he noticed melt water rushing down the street […]
From the Grand Forks Herald: The city of Grand Forks began working this past weekend with several entities from the local sector for unmanned aerial systems to monitor flooding in areas that will either experience high water levels or in areas […]
Visit flood.egf.mn/dashboard for up-to-date information on road and bridge closures. Due to the rising water the Point Bridge is expected to be closed on Tuesday, April 9, either in the afternoon or in the early evening hours.
Please ensure you work with supervisors when needing extra time due to bridges closing to get to work. If an employee needs to take time off to attend to personal flood fighting efforts they may use annual leave. Supervisors should provide […]
From the City of Grand Forks: With the Sorlie Bridge closed on Demers Ave., the increased traffic on Gateway Dr. (Hwy. 2) will cause some traffic pattern changes. Traffic on Gateway Dr. drive will not be allowed to make a left hand […]