DISCUSSION: As we look back to April 1997, we are brought back to the historic North Dakota floods that impacted hundreds of thousands of people. As shown in the video above, periods of heavy and prolonged rainfall led to major widespread impacts which devastated many communities due to tremendous rainfall accumulation. Although there was a decent advanced forecast prior to this event, there is no question that this heavy rainfall event had major implications on infrastructure and residential areas.
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