Resident Scott Manthe talks on the phone as he stands on the snow covered earthen levee in blizzard conditions in Fargo, N.D., as Red River floodwaters receded along 76th Ave. S., Tuesday, March 31. In the background members of the South Dakota National Guard patrol the levee.
Plastic penguins adorn a snow covered sandbag levee that surrounds an evacuated home in blizzard conditions along 76th Ave. S., in Fargo, N.D., as Red River floodwaters receded Tuesday, March 31, 2009.
National Guard Sgt. Robert Ramsett walks through a snow storm as he heads to patrol a levee Monday, March 30, 2009, in Fargo, N.D. Weary residents welcomed the Red River's further retreat Monday but faced an approaching snowstorm expected to kick up wind-whipped waves that could threaten the sandbag levees they built to protect their cities and towns from a major flood.
A house stands flooded by the Red River Monday, March 30, 2009, in Moorhead, Minn.
Flooded houses are seen from the Red River Monday, March 30, 2009, in Moorhead, Minn.
U.S. Geological Survey hydrologist Chris Laveau demonstrates the instrument used to measure water flow Monday, March 30, 2009, on the Red River in Moorhead, Minn.
U.S. Geological Survey hydrologist Joel Galloway pilots a small boat past flooded homes Monday, March 30, 2009, in Moorhead, Minn.
Shoppers leave a Target store as a winter storm begins in Fargo, N.D., Monday, March 30, 2009. Just as the Red River began to retreat, a winter storm has arrived bringing winds and snow.
Virgil McKay's dog "Mickey" stands on the sandbag dike that protects their home from rising floodwaters from the Red River, Monday, March 30, 2009, in Hendrum, Minn.
A National Guard soldier and a police officer walk atop an earthen levee holding back flood waters Monday, March 30, 2009, in Fargo, N.D.
Fargo Dome operations employee Mark Weninger sweeps up the last of the sand in front of about 450,000 sandbags in reserve at the dome in Fargo, N.D., Monday, March 30, 2009. As Red River flood waters receded, emergency sandbag operations were put on hold.
Red River floodwaters flow over a roadway Monday, March 30, 2009, in Perley, Minn.
A semi-truck and trailer drives north on Interstate 29, north of Grand Forks, N.D., through floodwater and ice slabs caused by the flooding Red River Monday, March 30, 2009.