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Robbie Benton, left, and Kelli Eidem of the North Dakota Air National Guard start a 12-hour shift of patrolling the clay levee Thursday along 2nd Street in Fargo. Dave Wallis / The Forum

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

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MOORHEAD - 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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