Author Archives: Katie White

The difference a day makes

UPDATE: Pictures below showing the jump in one day. Taken to the north and south of the NP Ave bridge. I was taken aback at how fast the river rose over the weekend. I knew the weather was good, but … Continue reading

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Perfect timing?

With the storm on Tuesday and sandbag deployment on Thursday, it looks like things are really heating up. Since this is my first flood, I have been looking forward to the experience, and looking forward to volunteer. Unfortunately, I have … Continue reading

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Gearing up

It feels like we’ve been in a holding pattern for quite a while. After the initial flurry of announcements, articles, and community meetings it’s been rather quiet, wouldn’t you say? All it takes is one prediction about percip 6 days … Continue reading

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Moorhead flood meeting

I just got back from the community meeting for the northern half of Moorhead. It was very well run, attended, and presented. My office works a lot with City Engineer Bob Zimmerman, and it was good to see him in … Continue reading

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Novice sandbagger

Today was my first time sandbagging. It was a bit of sensory overload; I walked into the warehouse and before I could adjust to the fumes, noise, inflatable palm trees and machinery, I was whisked away to a spider machine. … Continue reading

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Ready, set, go

With the warm temperatures I was kind of expecting some improvement in the flood forecast. Sure proves me a novice at this, eh? If you read past the numerical percentages and probabilities here, you get to the narrative of the … Continue reading

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New Girl In Town

Hi all. I just moved to Moorhead from Minneapolis 6 weeks ago; this will be my first flood season. I certainly miss the Mississippi, but am looking forward to seeing more of the Red River once it reappears (even if … Continue reading

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