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Chance of flooding here low this spring

February 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

The odds of flooding in the James River basin this spring are low, according to the hydrologic outlook issued by the National Weather Service in Bismarck Thursday.
“It’s hard to anticipate problems unless we have significant early spring rains,â…continue reading on

Floodplain maps available

January 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

In some areas of Minnesota, the spring snow melt and runoff will cause rivers and streams to swell, often resulting in flood damage to homes and structures.
Currently, there is a National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) in place that is administered …continue reading on

10 river gauges in South Dakota near flood stage

October 16, 2013 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Heavy rain over the past couple of days will delay harvest across much of South Dakota and is pushing up the water level in rivers and streams.

KELO-TV reports the Big Sioux River is up 2 feet. And 10 river gauges in the state…continue reading on

PHOTO GALLERY: Keystone flooding

October 11, 2013 in Uncategorized

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Keystone residents urged to seek higher ground

October 11, 2013 in Uncategorized

RAPID CITY (AP) — Authorities are asking residents who live in low-lying areas of Keystone and surrounding areas in South Dakota to move to higher ground because of high water.

Pennington County emergency management officials say heavy rains in …continue reading on

Flood stages to be altered for gauge at Pipestem Creek

September 4, 2013 in The Jamestown Sun

A flood warning that pops up for Stutsman County almost every year might not be showing up anymore next year, if the Stutsman County Commission and the Stutsman County emergency manager get their way.
The warning comes from a single flood gauge on Pipestem Creek in the Pingree area, which currently has its minor flood stage set at 9 feet and its major flood stage set at 13 feet.
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Valley City cleans up after storms

June 22, 2013 in The Jamestown Sun

VALLEY CITY, N.D. Residents here are cleaning up basements and yards after storms Thursday night and early Friday dumped nearly 7 inches of rain on the community. Continue Reading

Pipestem Creek hits flood stage

April 29, 2013 in The Jamestown Sun

The National Weather Service Office in Bismarck issued a flood warning Sunday for Pipestem Creek near Pingree, N.D. Continue Reading

Disaster aid receives support, but incident clouds session

August 24, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Provisions to provide Minnesotans financial aid to recover from summer storms received little opposition this morning as two committees discussed a bill the full Legislature is to debate later today. Continue Reading

Devils Lake officials seeks outlet at Tolna Coulee

August 21, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Now that the Stump Lake gravity outlet proposal essentially has been scrapped, some Devils Lake Basin officials want to find out what it would take to obtain a drain permit to use the recently completed Tolna Coulee Control Structure as a gravity-flow outlet for the flooded Devils Lake Basin. Continue Reading

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