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Flooding of the Red River of the North and its tributaries

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Works and Transportation. Subcommittee on Oversight and Review.

Flooding of the Red River of the North and its tributaries

hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Review of the Committee on Public Works and Transportation, House of Representatives, Ninety-sixth Congress, first session, July 2, 1979, at East Grand Forks, Minn.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Works and Transportation. Subcommittee on Oversight and Review.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

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  • Red River of the North.
    • Subjects:
    • Floods -- Red River of the North.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .P89636 1979b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 306 p. :
      Number of Pages306
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4236450M
      LC Control Number80600825

      USGS Water Science Center personnel from North Dakota to Louisiana measured springtime floods on the Red River of the North, the Ohio River, the Mississippi River, and many tributaries. The Missouri River and its tributaries saw record-breaking snow-melt runoff through the summer, followed closely by Hurricane Irene and. At five to seven feet above flood stage, flooding would fall into the moderate category, according to the NWS. Some secondary roads would be impacted. Rain is in the forecast all along the Red River between March 31 and April 1. There is also concern for water levels along tributaries serving the Red River of the North.

      Apr 04,  · But now, the attention of forecasters and emergency officials has shifted northwesterly, with a focus set squarely on the Red River of the North and its tributaries. The Red River flood along the Red River of the North in North Dakota and Minnesota in the United States and Manitoba in Canada brought record flood levels to the Fargo-Moorhead area. The flood was a result of saturated and frozen ground, Spring snowmelt exacerbated by additional rain and snow storms, and virtually flat terrain.

      RED RIVER BASIN OUTLOOK FOR RIVER FLOOD POTENTIAL This outlook covers the Red River of the North and its Minnesota and North Dakota tributaries. HIGH RISK OF MAJOR FLOODING THIS SPRING ALONG THE MAINSTEM RED RIVER WITH GENERALLY MODERATE TO MAJOR FLOODING ALONG THE TRIBUTARIES. A number of dams have been planned and constructed on the North Saskatchewan River and its tributaries. No singular purpose has dominated dam planning in the basin, indeed, hydroelectric development, flood control, and water diversion schemes have all underpinned proposals to construct dams on the laikipiatourism.com: Edmonton, AB, North Battleford, SK, Prince .


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Flooding of the Red River of the North and its tributaries by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Works and Transportation. Subcommittee on Oversight and Review. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Flooding of the Red River of the North and Its Tributaries: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Review of the Committee on Public Works and Transportation, House of Representatives, Ninety-sixth Congress, First Session, July 2,at East Grand Forks, Minn. The spring of brought another round of flooding to the Red River of North and its many tributaries in eastern North Dakota and western Minnesota.

Flooding in the Red River of the North Basin was preceded by above-normal precipitation in many areas in the fall of and Crookston on the Red Lake River. There is a low risk (less than 35 percent) of major flooding throughout the remainder of the basin with this outlook issuance. Moderate Flooding There is a high risk (greater than 65 percent) of moderate flooding at Wahpeton/Breckenridge on the Red River.

In North Dakota. FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE This outlook covers the Red River of the North and its Minnesota and North Dakota tributaries. HIGH RISK OF MAJOR FLOODING THIS SPRING ALONG THE MAINSTEM RED.

The important factors that set the stage for potential significant flooding of the Red River and its tributaries during April included greatly enhanced snowfall during the winter and a substantial buildup of river ice throughout the northern half of the Red River.

USGS analyses indicate that the Red River and its ND and MN tributaries are thick ice covered and/or flowing within long -term normal ranges, between 25th and 75th percentiles north of Fargo.

Some higher quartile flows, 76% to 95%, were noted south of Fargo. Soil Moisture at Freeze-up: Above normal south, near normal central, below normal far north. Officials say the threat for significant snowmelt flooding has further increased across the main-stem Red River and its sub-basins.

Above normal snowfall has occurred and is expected to continue. The Wild Rice, Sheyenne, Pembina, and Assiniboine rivers are among its major tributaries. In the spring of populations along the middle and lower Red River were threatened by unprecedented flooding.

Grand Forks and, across the river, East Grand Forks. The River Forecast Center has released an updated outlook for flooding this spring.

It calls for Major flooding along the mainstem Red River and several of its tributaries. National Weather Service Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service (AHPS) laikipiatourism.com: Home: News: North Central River Forecast Center River Observations: River Forecasts: Reset View.

Forecast available Probability and forecasts available Observations only available Major Flooding Moderate Flooding Minor Flooding Near Flood Stage. Red River and Devils Lake Basin - Spring Flood Outlook.

USGS analyses indicate that the Red River and most of its ND and MN tributaries (south of Grafton-Argyle) are moderate-thin ice covered and/or flowing at 95th North Dakota Tributaries: Wild Rice River.

The National Weather Service prepares its forecasts and other services in collaboration with agencies like the US Geological Survey, US Bureau of Reclamation, US Army Corps of Engineers, Natural Resource Conservation Service, National Park Service, ALERT Users Group, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and many state and local emergency managers across.

Jan 28,  · Possible record spring flooding for Red River Valley The Red River and most of its North Dakota and Minnesota tributaries are have moderate.

Tributaries of the Red River of the North — Headwaters in Minnesota and North Dakota, flowing northward through the Red River Valley, forming the border of Minnesota and North Dakota and continuing into Manitoba, Canada.

Flood Stages Vs. Geographic Locations - A listing of flood stage values and how flooding impacts various sites in Fargo-Moorhead. Photographs of Red River Floods - A photographic archive of historic floods along the Red River of the North, including the Flood of Why is the Red River So Vulnerable to Flooding.

- Four factors make the Red. There is a significantly elevated chance of flooding in the Upper Mississippi River drainage area and the Hudson Bay drainage area, particularly along the Red River of the North. Overall, forecast points show a 50% or greater chance of moderate to major flooding, with the greatest concentration of flood risk along the Mississippi River and Red River of the North.

The Red River flood of was a major flood that occurred in April and May along the Red River of the North in Minnesota, North Dakota, and Southern Manitoba. It was the most severe flood of the river since The flood reached throughout the Red River Valley, affecting the cities of Location: Greater Grand Forks, Winnipeg, MB, Fargo.

The Red River flows from the United States into Lake Winnipeg in Manitoba, Canada. Unlike the vast majority of rivers in the United States, it flows northward, which means melting snow and river ice, as well as runoff from its tributaries, often create ice jams, which cause the river to overflow.

The valley is essentially flat, leading to overland flooding, with no high ground on which to take laikipiatourism.comon: North Dakota, Minnesota, Manitoba.

Drainage of the Red River Valley is carried entirely by the Red River and its tributaries. Many tributary streams enter the Red River of the North as it winds its way to Lake Winnipeg. In many cases they parallel the river for some distance before finding outlets. The channels are.

Feb 04,  · The Red River and most of its North Dakota and Minnesota tributaries have moderate to thin ice covering. • The amount of soil moisture at the time of. Apr 06,  · Flood forecasters say the Red River and most North Dakota and Minnesota tributaries near and north of the Fargo and Moorhead, Minnesota area will continue to see river .First Bjorklund family series An Untamed Heart, An Untamed Land (Red River of the North, #1), A New Day Rising (Red River of the North, #2), A Land to Ca.Oct 15,  · At the northwest Minnesota town of Oslo, the Red River has risen to major flood stage.

Elsewhere on the river’s northward path, the Red and many of Author: Dan Gunderson.