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:
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.
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Leah moved to North Dakota when she was 12 years old and has traveled from the Red River Valley to the badlands and many places in between. She loves small-town life and currently enjoys living on a small farm in the ND prairie. She's always had a passion for writing and has participated in novel writing challenges such as NaNoWriMo multiple times. Her favorite part about this job is recognizing small businesses that deserve a boost and seeing the positive affect her articles can have on their traffic, especially in rural areas that might have otherwise gone overlooked.