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Published March 18, 2012, 02:20 PM

Red River Expected to Crest Below Flood Stage

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The National Weather Service predicts that the Red River will crest below minor flood stage on Monday, at 17.5 feet.

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The National Weather Service predicts that the Red River will crest below minor flood stage on Monday, at 17.5 feet.

The Forum reports (http://bit.ly/x6vQEV ) the river was at about 17.25 feet Sunday morning. Earlier National Weather Service forecasts called for the river to crest at 19 feet, a foot above minor flood stage.

The three previous spring floods all ranked in the top 10, including the record 2009 flood, which crested at 40.84 feet.

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Information from: The Forum, http://www.in-forum.com

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