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Floodwaters surround the Hjemkomst Interpretive Center in Moorhead, Minn., and spill over the First Avenue bridge between Fargo and Moorhead in 2009.

Five years ago, victory over flood in Fargo-Moorhead area captured world’s attention

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Five years ago today, the Fargo-Moorhead area held its collective breath.

The Red River gauge in Fargo hovered at 40.84 feet, the highest flood crest ever seen here.


And yet nobody declared victory.

A major snowstorm was predicted, with up to 10 inches of heavy, wet snow on the way.

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