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2011 Flood by the Numbers

1,561.72 feet above sea level - Crest of Mouse River on June 26, 2011.

26,000+ cfs - Flow of water, measured in cubic feet per second, that came through the gauges near Minot.

4,115 - Homes flooded in Ward County.

11,000+ - People evacuated from their homes.

30 miles - Linear distance of flooding, as it spread across the Mouse River Valley.

11,456 acres - Approximate amount of land in Ward County inundated with water, ranging from 2 to 15 feet deep.

4,800 - Amount of structures in Ward County impacted by flood waters.

$100 million+ - Damage sustained to City of Minot infrastructure, as a result of the flood.

(Some of the statistics included are according to the Souris Basin Regional Recovery Strategy)

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