What does "flood stage" even MEAN?

by Liza on Mar. 27th, 2009

According to the National Weather Service, "flood stage" is the point at which a "rise in water surface level begins to create a hazard to lives, property, or commerce." In Fargo, that's at 18 feet. Today, the water level at Fargo climbed past 40.5 feet, passing all other recorded levels. If you're familiar with the city, here's an interesting list of flood stages as they correspond to geographic locations in the Fargo/Moorhead area.

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Kylie's picture
Kylie says:

this is amazing information

posted on Tue, 03/31/2009 - 4:46pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

it would be terrible to have a flood

posted on Thu, 04/08/2010 - 11:49am
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ANONYMOUS says:

I FEEL SORRY FROM THAT COUNTRY THAT HAD A FLOOD.

posted on Thu, 04/08/2010 - 12:32pm

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