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Southern Red River Valley reports high waters

It's like spring all over again on the south end of the Red River Valley, with the National Weather Service continuing flood warnings from Richland County, N.D., in the south to Cass County, N.D., in the north.

It's like spring all over again on the south end of the Red River Valley, with the National Weather Service continuing flood warnings from Richland County, N.D., in the south to Cass County, N.D., in the north.

"Recent rain and snowmelt will continue to cause minor and moderate flooding," the weather service's Web site reported Monday night.

The Red River in Wahpeton, though still above flood stage at 10.15 feet as of 6 p.m., was receding as the crest headed north. In Fargo, the Red River was at 21.88 feet at 5:15 p.m., the latest river gauge reading. It's expected to crest at 23.7 feet at noon Wednesday.

Other areas where river gauges indicate flooding include:

- The Wild Rice River at Abercrombie, N.D., was at moderate flood stage at 13.01 feet at 5:15 p.m. It has crested.

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- The south branch of the Buffalo River at Sabin, Minn., was at flood stage at 13.12 feet at 3 p.m. It appeared close to cresting.

- The Buffalo River at Dilworth, Minn., was at 11.99 feet at 5:30 p.m. and was approaching flood stage. It's expected to crest at 13.7 feet at noon Wednesday.

There's a 30 percent to 40 percent chance of rain or snow today in the southern part of the valley.

In the northern part of the valley, river levels continue to remain below flood stage, but are rising in some places.

The Red River in East Grand Forks was at 19.22 feet at 5:30 p.m. and rising. Flood stage is 28 feet.

The Red River in Oslo, Minn., was at 13.86 feet at 5:15 p.m. and rising slightly. Flood stage is 26 feet.

Related Topics: RED RIVER VALLEY
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