Well, CJ's parents are in Grand Forks, and he and his brother left yesterday for an indefinite amount of time to assist in the precautions for the flooding that will most likely occur there (again). They had major flooding in 1997, and CJ's home was ruined.
At this point, Fargo is getting hit the hardest by the Red River. It's awful. CJ has family in Fargo, and we're not sure how they are doing at this point. CJ said his father broke down in tears this AM, predicting that half the city will be lost.
At this point, CJ and his brother are assisting his parents in taking the necessary precautions for their own home. He sent some pictures last night of their back yard:
You can see all is frozen. See the shed in the bottom left corner? That is halfway underwater, but the water is frozen. I guess it's pretty surreal.