The latest on high water and flooding in the region


Here’s the latest on flood concerns and high water impacts in the region today:

10:45 a.m.

McKenzie County Emergency Management reports the community center in Cartwright is open if anyone needs a place to go. Cheney creek road is now flooding over — close to Highway 200. And Highway 200 is closed from Cartwright to the Highway 58 junction.

Hettinger County Emergency Management noted Sunday West Mott residents were being asked to evacuate as the Cannonball River was inundating West Mott.

Burleigh County Emergency Management says Apple Creek Road near Bismarck is now open, but future closure may be necessary depending on the continuing thawing process.

The Morton County Sheriff’s Office posts on its Facebook page there are numerous road closures due to water overflow throughout the County. 38th Ave East of Flasher is closed. Section of 67th St east of Flasher is closed. County Road 82 about 1 mile NW of St Anthony is closed. County Road 140 north of Hebron is closed. 35th Ave between Hwy 21 and 67th St east of Flasher is closed. 63 1/2 St between 36th Ave and County Road 83 NE of Flasher about 2 miles is closed. 35th Ave east of Flasher between Hwy 21 and 67th St is closed.

State Parks and Recreation Department says high water prompted the temporary closure of the campground at Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park south of Mandan.

Ice jams caused the Heart River to rise quickly on Sunday. The Heart is a tributary of the Missouri River.

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