Monthly Archive: March 2009

Mar 28

Saturday – River Crest

The river crested at 40.82′ earlier today. Perhaps this marks the beginning of the slow decrease. The city stopped the sandbagging efforts last night. Moorhead still is calling for volunteers. Basically we are all in a holding pattern as the city and National Guard patrol the dikes and watch for undue seepage and breaks.

Mar 27

Summary of last few days.

This video has a lot of the common scenes from around town over the past few days. (The music isn’t exactly my taste, but hey, you can mute it if you want 😉 )
 
Heck, maybe it’s almost over: the river seems to only very gradually go up in the past few hours. Granted, the river is …

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Mar 27

Day 5, Evening

At 5 pm, it certainly looks like things might have settled down a little bit. The city is preparing for the worst, and we haven’t had the catastrophes with the sewage system that Moorhead has had. There have been a few evacuations, the last I’ve heard was the high rise on 2nd Ave and Main …

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