Flood Preparedness Meeting In Valley City (Video)

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VALLEY CITY, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – Local, state and federal officials held a meeting in Valley City to help citizens learn more about the flood outlook and steps residents and businesses can take to reduce their flood risk this spring.

The meeting included representatives from the National Weather Service, North Dakota Emergency Services and Senior Floodplain Specialist Barbara Fitzpatrick from the Federal Emergency Management Administration in Valley City.

To learn more about your flood risk and the facts about flood insurance coverage talk to your local insurance agent or log onto www.fema.gov/r8flood

National Weather Service Forecast Greg Gust said the probability of the Sheyenne River in Valley City reaching 12 feet is at 50 percent.

Gust and other federal and state officials discussed flood risk issues and gave tips to residents during a Town Hall meeting on March 15th. To view the entire meeting click on the video available below.


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