After New Orleans (and now, perhaps, after Fargo), Sacramento is considered the largest major U.S. city most likely to experience a disastrous flood. I thought it might be useful for our students to see what we might be “in for” someday.
I’ll probably be adding to this list as events develop over the next couple of days.
Here are my picks for The Best Sites To Learn About North Dakota Flooding (and are accessible to English Language Learners):
Red River Flood Forces Tough Decisions is a video from the NY Times.
Red River Flooding is a series of photos from the Boston Globe’s Big Picture.
The Midwest Battles Flooding is a TIME Magazine slideshow.
Midwest Flooding is a series of photos from the Sacramento Bee.
Optimism Fades As Fargo Floods Worsen is a slideshow from the Wall Street Journal.
Crack In Levee Forces Evacuations In Fargo, N.D. is a slideshow from the Associated Press.
Here’s a TV station’s Arial Flood Footage view.
USA Today has an article that is not particularly accessible to ELL’s, but the same page has links to excellent videos and graphics.
Remarkable Rescues In Flooded Fargo is a video from The Wall Street Journal.
Flood Fight Front Lines is a CBS News slideshow about what’s happening in North Dakota.
Residents Prepare For Red River’s Crest is another slideshow from The New York Times.
Red River Recedes But Danger Continues is another slideshow from The Wall Street Journal.
Fargo Flooding From Air is a series of photos from The Denver Post.
Red River Begins A Slow Retreat is from The Boston Globe’s Big Picture.
Readers might also be interest in The Best Websites For Learning About Natural Disasters.
Snow Could Worsen Situation In Fargo is another slideshow from The Wall Street Journal.
As always, feedback is welcome.