- Waiting for the flood
The National Weather Service is saying the Red River could crest at 41 feet in Fargo-Moorhead as soon as Saturday. That's nearly a foot higher than it has ever reached before. Midmorning gets the latest on flood preparations and looks at how communities cope with the stress of an impending natural disaster.9:06 a.m.
Tom Robertson: MPR reporter
Craig Edwards: MPR meteorologist
Lynn Stauss: Mayor of East Grand Forks.
Mike Jacobs: Editor of the Grand Forks Herald.
Mike Hudson: Meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Grand Forks.
- Volcano science and Mount Redoubt
Mount Redoubt in Alaska is spewing ash and showing signs of imminent eruption. Meanwhile, politicians on Capitol Hill are questioning the usefulness of "volcano monitoring" in President Obama's stimulus package. Midmorning looks at the science and politics of this dangerous force of nature.10:06 a.m.
Thomas Miller: Scientist emeritus with the Alaska State Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys. He was lead scientist during the last eruption of rebound in 1989 at the Alaska Volcano Observatory.
Victor Camp: Volcanologist and professor of geological sciences at San Diego State University.
Steve Malone: Seismologist and professor of geophysics at the University of Washington.
You can follow Kerri Miller on Twitter at @KerriMPR
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