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People walk on a narrow strip of land between the flooded Woodlawn Park, background, and the rising Red River, foreground, Sunday.

Red River crest in Fargo pegged at 37 feet late Tuesday or early Wednesday

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The Wild Rice River, a key tributary in how the north-flowing Red floods in Fargo, was contributing less than expected because of more snowmelt sinking into the soil and less runoff, the weather service said.


Walaker, after driving south to the Wahpeton-Breckenridge area on Saturday and to the Wild Rice River on Sunday, said he won’t be surprised if the crest forecast for Fargo is lowered by another foot.

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