With winter coming quickly in North Dakota, federal officials are racing to finish up to 2,400 temporary homes for Minot residents displaced by the worst flooding in the city's history. Full story
Historic flooding in Minot, N.D., fueled by heavy spring rains and a melting snow pack, has submerged 4,000 houses and businesses and forced more than 11,000 people to flee their homes. NBC’s John Yang reports.
With floodwaters expected to reach six to seven feet above the previous record level, experts are expecting massive destruction throughout the city of Minot, North Dakota.
Newer houses on the southwest side of Minot, North Dakota, are seen submerged in flood waters June 25, 2011. REUTERS/Allen Fredrickson
Many homes are still under water in Minot, N.D. on Wednesday, July 13, 2011. The U.S. government will help the flooded city of Minot "for the duration," the Cabinet secretary responsible for federal disaster assistance said Wednesday, but also cautioned that North Dakota residents should better prep
This frame grab from video provided by KXMC TV, Minot, show debris from flooded homes stacked on a curb Tuesday, July 5, 2011, in Minot, ND. Residents in some northeast parts of Minot were allowed to return their homes as the flooding Souris River continues to recede, said a spokesman in the North D
MINOT, ND - JUNE 26: Homes are surrounded by floodwater as the Souris River crests as seen from the air June 26, 2011 in Minot, North Dakota. The Souris River this morning surpassed its 1881 record level of 1,558 feet above sea level and flooding estimated 4,000 homes in the city. *** BESTPIX ***