Counties throughout the northwest move into flood-fighting mode
Residents of Roseau, Minn., where a flood inundated the city in June 2002, were keeping a nervous watch on the Roseau River on Tuesday. The tributary of the Red River was at 20.28 feet as of 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, and the National Weather Service was forecasting a crest of 20.4 feet around midnight.
The river hit 23.4 feet in 2002, and the previous high was 21.1 feet in April 1996.
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