Missouri River FloodingAn Army Corps of Engineers manager says the Missouri River at Bismarck could go 2 feet above flood stage soon.
By: Associated Press, WDAZ
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - An Army Corps of Engineers manager says
the Missouri River at Bismarck could go 2 feet above flood stage
City officials said Tuesday the rising river may flood some
southwest Bismarck neighborhoods and cause basement water problems.
Police Chief Keith Witt says no one needs to evacuate yet.
Corps project manager Todd Lindquist says the river could rise
to 18 feet as more water goes through the Garrison Dam. Flooding
starts at 16 feet.
Lindquist says water releases from the dam are rising to 85,000
cubic feet per second by Monday.
Burleigh County Commissioner Jim Peluso (puh-LEW'-soh) says
south Bismarck residents are worried about how widespread the
flooding will be.
City officials believe the river flooding will affect parts of