VIDEOS: Red River floodway opens south of Winnipeg, Red runs 'fast and high' in Winnipeg (Saturday, April 9)In these videos posted on YouTube, the Red River Floodway gates are opened Saturday south of Winnipeg to divert Red River floodwater around the city, while Red ice, logs and debris prompt commentary from a Winnipeg man. a Spring runoff along the Red River in Winnipeg. Lots of ice, logs and debris in the water. The water is running very high and fast. This is going to be a bad year for flooding. Open the article link, then look down the page for videos.
By: Herald Staff Report, Grand Forks Herald
In this video posted on YouTube, the Red River Floodway gates are opened Saturday south of Winnipeg to divert floodwater around the city:
In this video, the swollen Red River in Winnipeg runs quickly, prompting commentary from a city resident videotaping the sight. While virtually all of Winnipeg will be safe from flooding because of the floodway, the videographer says, the sight impresses. "The water is running very high and fast," his video post comments read. "This is going to be a bad year for flooding."