With this in mind, we have been watching the forecasts for North Dakota and Minnesota on a daily basis and are glued to the Paul Bunyan trail head webcam…anxiously watching the snow melt!
Our weather watch:
- After days of torrential rains, Midwesterners find themselves watching rivers and tributaries rise — a sharp contrast to the region’s drought that months earlier had sucked the Mississippi so dry that barge traffic was threatened.
- "We encourage people to prepare for a flood of record," U.S. National Weather Service meteorologist Greg Gust said from Grand Forks on Wednesday.
- …and today in the Bemidji
Pioneer ….”Lake Bemidji could still be covered in ice for opening day of the
The good news – the river is forecast to peak in two days…we leave in two weeks. Fingers crossed that the flooding is not severe and local families will come through with flying colours.
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There is no such thing as bad weather just bad gear…..we sincerely hope this saying rings true!