A friend of mine has been uploading pictures of the flooding going on in my hometown of Grand Forks, North Dakota. She was kind enough to let me steal a few and post them on the blog.
These are images from today 3/25/09:
These are removable flood walls installed in both Grand Forks & East Grand Forks after the flood that occurred in '97.
For a little perspective, THIS is what the Sorlie Bridge normally looks like.
This spire (or would it be an obelisk?) indicates the various high flood levels throughout the history of the cities. The top line represents the flood of '97...
While Fargo is getting the brunt of the water right now and we hope for the best for them, Grand Forks will be getting those waters within the next week or so. I have family in both locations and am hoping for the best...
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