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US Floods 2011

11,000 Evacuated In N.D. For Flood Risk

AP | Posted 08.21.2011 | Green

MINOT, N.D. — About 11,000 Minot residents are being ordered to leave their homes even earlier than expected this week as the Souris River gets ...

Montana Flooding Claims One Life

AP | MATTHEW BROWN | Posted 07.24.2011 | Green

BILLINGS, Mont. — Relief teams reached an isolated town on Montana's flooded Crow Indian reservation on Tuesday, as authorities elsewhere in the...

Mississippi River Floods Seen From Space

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.11.2011 | Green

The Mississippi River crested at nearly 48 feet on Tuesday in Memphis, Tennessee -- inches shy of the record set in 1937. As the massive surge of wat...

Feds Consider Blasting More Levees As Mississippi River Continues To Rise

AP | By ADRIAN SAINZ and JIM SUHR | Posted 07.04.2011 | Green

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Flood worries that prompted the U.S. government to blast open a Missouri levee to ease pressure on some towns are rippling down the ...

Deep South Braces For Surge Of Water Not Seen Since 1927

AP | By CAIN BURDEAU | Posted 06.28.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS -- A surge of water not seen since the Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 is forecast in coming days to test the enormous levees lining the M...

Levee Breaches From Flooding In Missouri, More Evacuations Planned

AP | By JIM SALTER | Posted 06.26.2011 | Green

POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Floodwaters threatened earthen levees protecting thousands of homes in the nation's midsection Tuesday, rising so fast in some pl...