Fargo Gets Good News With New Flood Forecast

Fargo gets good news with new flood forecast

AP - Fargo's fears of a catastrophic flood eased Saturday with word that the Red River apparently crested at lower-than-expected levels, and weary residents turned their attention to ensuring their hastily built levees hold up against an onslaught of ice-laden water expected to stay high for at least a week.

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    04/1/2019 - 12:32 pm | View Link
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