And the Rain keeps a'comin' all night long .... the rain keeps a'comin'....
One of the mysteries of mankind is our perchance to build communities in low lying areas; erect high rise buildings along fault lines; and construct Nuclear plants on precarious shorelines.
To this end, Winnoipeg is once again summoning Sandbaggers from as far away as Australia, alerting Red Cross workers, and prepping the National Guard and Military for a busy spring season. Citizens are bracing for the rushing flow of water from our South Dakota neighbors. The Winnipeg Floodway aka Duff's Ditch - built in the 60's to protect the homes and property of residents for a 1 in 99 year flood - bulges wiith ice dams and threatens to overflow weeks before the majority of water arrives.