Mayor asks for evacuation of half of Valley City, N.D.
VALLEY CITY, N.D. - Mayor Mary Lee Nielson is asking for voluntary evacuation of about half of Valley City by 6 p.m. Wednesday.
During a press conference this morning, Nielson asked that all vulnerable populations - children, the elderly and those who are physically and mentally challenged - and anyone else living in the floodplain leave the evacuation area.
It's unknown how many people the evacuation will affect, but it covers about half the city, she said.
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