Thursday, March 26, 2009


weather freak: blizzard + flood hammer N. Dakota — situation critical

ORIGINAL CAPTION: Water fills most of a field near homes south of West Fargo, ND March 21 as the snow melt continues. (Dave Wallis, The Forum / AP) High water from the flooding Beaver Creek covers a car on the southside of Linton, ND on March 23. Beaver Creek in Linton, the Knife River in Hazen and Spring Creek in Zap were at record flood stage Monday. (Tom Stromme, Bismarck Tribune.) As the Red River rises in the background, Gloria Brown hauls a wagon load of sandbags to pile around her neighbor's home in the hope of holding back floodwaters March 24 in Fargo, ND. (Carolyn Kaster, AP)

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