keywords: natural disaster, flood, record flooding, mississippi river, missouri river
Synopsis: Unedited footage in June and July 2011 of record flooding in the North Central United States from the Souris River at Sawyer and Minot North Dakota, the Missouri River at Bismark, and continuing to Vicksburg on the Mississippi River... (read more)
Building of temporary levees to protect Sawyer ND from the swift moving waters of the Souris River as it reaches a historic high flood stage. Footage of dump trucks and construction equipment used to build levees.
Swift moving water and flooded homes in Minot, ND. Helicopter drops sandbag on temporary levee.
Guardsmen inspecting levee and pointing out potential breach in levee.
Scenes of Guardsmen handling sandbags and shoring up the temporary levees at Bismark North Dakota. Various scenes of temporary levees, sandbags around homes, building in flooded area, dirt roadway along an extremely high temporary levee, inspecting levee.
Low aerial view and close up view of temporary levee protecting a casino on the Mississippi River at Vicksburg MS. View of Mississippi River bridge, river, and Welcome To Mississippi road sign. Various scenes of flooding and temporary levees. Scenes of a large brick building in flood waters with a tugboat moving up the Mississippi River in the background.