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The water on these flooded fields seen Thursday south of West Fargo will drain into the Wild Rice River east of Horace and eventually the Red River. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor

Creeping closer: Red River in Fargo eclipses 2010 crest; projected to hit 39 to 40 feet Sunday

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Fargo's flood fight largely wrapped up Thursday, and Moorhead officials hope final sandbags will be placed today as the Red River swells toward an expected crest of between 39 and 40 feet sometime on Sunday.


The National Weather Service on Thursday narrowed the projected crest range for the Red River at Fargo-Moorhead to 39 to 40 feet, down from 39 to 41 feet.

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