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Published May 01, 2013, 05:09 PM

Red River crested overnight, well short of original projection

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - Call it the "flood of record" that wasn't.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - Call it the "flood of record" that wasn't.

The Red River in Fargo Moorhead crested overnight at 4:15 a.m. at around 33.3 feet. An official number will be released in a couple of days.

Earlier forecasts projected a flood surpassing the 40 foot record set in 2009. Instead, this year’s crest comes in at number 12 on the list of historical flood crests for the red in Fargo.

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