All This Snow In North Dakota Could Lead To Flooding And Here’s What We Know

It’s not unusual for late winter snow to turn into spring flooding in North Dakota. Many North Dakotans recall major floods within the past few decades, such as in 2011 or 1997. The large river valleys in the state collect the melted snow runoff and rise dramatically in some cases. With all the snow we’ve been getting hit with lately, the National Weather Service has stated that the threat of spring flooding is on the rise – and this is what we currently know:

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You can see a 6-day flooding forecast on the NOAA website to keep up with current levels as it gets later in the year by clicking here.