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Image: Maple River Dam below Sheldon, North Dakota
April 13, 2011

Maple River Dam below Sheldon, North Dakota

Maple River Dam north of Sheldon, southeast North Dakota. USGS personnel were there at 12:00 p.m., to inspect the streamgage. Streamflow was approximately 5,000 cubic feet per second.

Image: Sheyenne River near Baldhill Dam, North Dakota
April 13, 2011

Sheyenne River near Baldhill Dam, North Dakota

Sheyenne River at Baldhill Dam north of Valley City, North Dakota. USGS personnel were there at 5:00 p.m., to inspect the streamgage. Streamflow was approximately 6,500 cubic feet per second.

Image: 2011 Interstate 29 Flooding in North Dakota
April 13, 2011

2011 Interstate 29 Flooding in North Dakota

Overland flooding on Interstate 29 in North Dakota caused by the Red River of the North (nearest town Oslo, Minnesota).  This photograph was taken by the USGS National Flood Hazard Coordinator in one of the last small vehicles to drive on this stretch of the Interstate.  About 15 minutes later, the North Dakota State Highway Patrol closed a stretch of the Interstate.

Image: James River near New Rockford North Dakota
April 12, 2011

James River near New Rockford North Dakota

Rapid deployment gage on the James River at the BNSF bridge crossing, located 6 miles west of New Rockford. Equipment removing debris piled up on the bridge.

Image: Deepwater Creek at Mouth near Raub, North Dakota
April 11, 2011

Deepwater Creek at Mouth near Raub, North Dakota

On April 11, 2011, USGS personnel were at the Deepwater Creek at Mouth near Raub, ND to measure the streamflow. Streamflow was approximately 2,610 cubic feet per second, stage approximately 13.82 feet.

Image: Deepwater Creek at Mouth near Raub, North Dakota
April 11, 2011

Deepwater Creek at Mouth near Raub, North Dakota

On April 11, 2011, USGS personnel were at the Deepwater Creek at Mouth near Raub, ND to measure the streamflow. Streamflow was approximately 2,610 cubic feet per second, stage approximately 13.82 feet.

Image: Deepwater Creek at Mouth near Raub, North Dakota
April 11, 2011

Deepwater Creek at Mouth near Raub, North Dakota

On April 11, 2011, USGS personnel were at the Deepwater Creek at Mouth near Raub, ND to measure the streamflow. Streamflow was approximately 2,610 cubic feet per second, stage approximately 13.82 feet.

Image: East Fork Shell Creek near Parshall, North Dakota
April 10, 2011

East Fork Shell Creek near Parshall, North Dakota

On April 10, 2011, USGS personnel were at the East Fork Shell Creek near Parchall, ND to measure the streamflow. Streamflow was approximately 911 cubic feet per second, stage approximately 6.68 feet.

Image: East Fork Shell Creek near Parshall, North Dakota
April 10, 2011

East Fork Shell Creek near Parshall, North Dakota

On April 10, 2011, USGS personnel were at the East Fork Shell Creek near Parchall, ND to measure the streamflow. Streamflow was approximately 911 cubic feet per second, stage approximately 6.68 feet.

Image: Souris River near Sherwood, North Dakota
April 10, 2011

Souris River near Sherwood, North Dakota

On April 10, 2011, USGS personnel were at the Souris River near Sherwood, ND to measure the streamflow. Streamflow was approximately 2,810 cubic feet per second, stage approximately 19.31 feet.

Image: Souris River near Sherwood, North Dakota
April 10, 2011

Souris River near Sherwood, North Dakota

On April 10, 2011, USGS personnel were at the Souris River near Sherwood, ND to measure the streamflow. Streamflow was approximately 2,810 cubic feet per second, stage approximately 19.31 feet.

Image: Des Lacs River near Foxholm North Dakota
April 9, 2011

Des Lacs River near Foxholm North Dakota

Arpil 9, 2011, ice break up in the Des Lacs River near Foxholm, ND.

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USGS
April 25, 1997

As the unprecedented floodwaters of the Red River slowly begin to subside in Grand Forks, N. Dak., crews from the U.S. Geological Survey are tracking the northward movement of the water, taking measurements to help improve forecasts of the flood for evacuations upstream.

USGS
April 23, 1997

The current floods in North Dakota far exceed previous floods that occurred in 1950, 1969, 1978, 1979 and 1996, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

USGS
April 22, 1997

The flow of the Red River officially broke the 100-year-old record on Thurs. April 17, 1997, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.