Roseau, MN: June 12th
Pictures taken by DNR Waters Staff:
Waters staff Greg Kruse and Jim Solstad were aided by CO officers Neil Freborg and Mike Lawrence.
Sand bag dike collapse along Hwy 11 in Roseau:
Flood waters exceeded the 100 year flood level by a few inches.
|The 100 year elevation marker on this telephone pole was completely submerged.|
|The blue/white line is the elevation of the 100 year flood.|
|After the flood waters receded, this high water mark was measured.|
Along Center Street, the water was 2.5 to 3' deep on June 12th.
|On Center Street, near the flood warning gage.|
|Over flow discharge measurements in the along Center St., with a Price AA current meter.|
Center Street Bridge
|DNR Staff taking peak discharge measurements of the Roseau River. Note that the bridge is the only part of street that is out of water within mile.|
|Main channel discharge measurement on Center St. Bridge with an Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler : sends sound wave pinging off of particles in the water to determine the speed and resulting flow.|
|The DNR-NWS floodwarning gage is essential to providing accurate forecasts for flood stage prediction. The gage is the rather drab green box on the far side of the river.|
Images from downtown Roseau
|Driving through the flood waters.|
|Driving through floodwaters.|
After the floodwaters receded
|A sign in Roseau.|