Watching the flood waters


The flooded waters are still dominating the areas along the Red River and a second crest of 38 to 39 feet is likely next weekend. The views from the air are still pretty striking. This photo also gives a view of the flooding from the air.

The cutline along with the photo:

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Jon Scarber, a flight engineer, looks out over the flooded Red River along the North Dakota-Minnesota border from a CH-47D Chinook helicopter, April 1, 2009. The Montana Army National Guard is assisting flood relief efforts around Grand Forks, N.D., and is conducting flights to familiarize aviators and soldiers with possible hazards in the region. The soldiers are assigned to the 1st Battalion, 189th Aviation Regiment. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Roger M. Dey
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