NEWS
Fargo Could See Historic Flood
Thu Mar 21, 2013 04:14 PM CDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- With its ominously titled slideshow, "Get ready for a big one," the National Weather Service told flood-weary residents in the Fargo area Thursday to prepare for one of the Red River's five largest crests this spring, an outlook that prompted city and county officials to plead for permanent flood protection.

The latest weather service flood outlook for Fargo and neighboring Moorhead, Minn., includes a 50 percent chance that the river would top 38 feet later this spring, which would surpass the fifth-highest crest of 37.34 feet in 1969. There's a 10 percent chance of an all-time ...

Quick View
Related News Stories
El Nino And Above-Trend Yields
DTN Ag Weather Brief
Rain, Snow Returns Saturday
Big Corn Crop Expected With El Nino
Market Impact Weather
NWS River Stages
Rain Friday Plains to Southeast
Rainfall Elusive for W. Canada
Friday Rain in the Plains; Some Snow
Market Impact Weather