Moorhead, MN (WDAY TV) - It was a building project unlike any other in area. One year ago the Extreme Makeover Home Edition Crew rolled into the metro and changed the lives of the Grommesh family of Moorhead for ever.
Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - When you think of tornados and Fargo, the storm of 1957 comes to mind. Many have forgotten the year before on this date in 1956, another strong tornado ripped through some of same part of Fargo as the '57 storm.
With Georgetown nearly finished, crews from there were moved quickly north to Perley, Minnesota where there is fear that the water could overtop the levee. One after another dump trucks dropped clay on Highway 75 in Perley. On the west side of town, clay was scooped right from the water and placed on top of the permanent levee.
Currently this winter is the 10th snowiest on record. However, only half of the other top 10 snowiest winters have led to a major flood of over thirty feet. While every flood is unique, in the years with heavy snows and no flood, the difference was avoiding heavy spring rains.
Serious flooding in the Red River Valley is now an almost annual event. Four of the top six highest crests on the Red River have happened in the last 13 years. How can we go from a drought to historic floods? Our WDAZ StormTracker team of meteorologists takes a look at the wet cycle.
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