Souris River

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Water Ebbs in North Dakota

But Souris River flooded 4,000 homes

(Newser) - The Souris River began a slow retreat from Minot today with no further flood damage in the city, but officials warned danger would remain for several days until the highest water passed. More than 4,000 homes and hundreds of businesses flooded when the Souris flowed over levees Friday, but... More »

North Dakota Scrambles to Fight Flood

Souris river to rise to 1,564 feet

(Newser) - With the Souris River expected to reach record heights, Minot, North Dakota, is scrambling to finish dikes protecting the one bridge still connecting the two halves of the city, the Jamestown Sun reports—and Mayor Curt Zimbelman doesn't think they're going to make it. "Work will continue... More »

North Dakota Braces for 'Catastrophic' Flood

A quarter of Minot's population has left, and more may follow

(Newser) - Minot, North Dakota, has a population of 41,000, and about 10,000 of them already have cleared out for higher ground as the Souris River rises. The water has begun creeping into neighborhoods, and more mandatory evacuations may follow, reports ABC News . The city also is home to Minuteman... More »

Flood Forces North Dakota City to Evacuate—Again

River levels expected to rise to all-time high, threatening Minot residents

(Newser) - Officials have ordered 11,000 Minot, North Dakota, residents to flee their homes by 6pm today, in what will be their second evacuation this month. The Souris River is expected to spill over the city's protective levees soon, in its worst flood in four decades, the AP reports. Officials... More »

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