Almost 8 inches of Rain Floods Parts of Sioux Falls

Everyone who has lived on the prairie longer than a season understands how volatile the weather is — we are a place of extremes. Sioux Falls recently got a reminder that should also serve to spur the urgency behind Minot’s flood protection plan.

We’ve dodged bullets like this a few times since the flood of 2011, but when one of these storms lands over the Des Lacs basin, there are no reservoirs that can help us.

For more on the Sioux Falls storm, check out this article in the Fargo Forum.

This article was sourced from:

Barry Amundson, InForum


Josh Wolsky

Developer & Writer @TheMinot Voice, Fan of the Souris River, There's a lot to Savor about Minot. Fortunate to be a 'former' City Council member ;)