Sections

Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement
Rose Coulee, seen in the background, swells to cover Rose Creek Golf Course as volunteers pass sandbags to raise dike heights in the area near 25th Street South in Fargo. Dave Wallis / The Forum

F-M braces for record flood; rural evacuations ongoing

Email

A flood fight that was supposed to be 95 percent buttoned up in Fargo-Moorhead on Wednesday morning morphed into a 100 percent battle by 1 p.m., as the forecast for the Red River crest was bumped up another foot to 41 feet.

Fargo Mayor Dennis Walaker said the new crest, expected Saturday, put the city "in uncharted territory."

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? https://secure.forumcomm.com/?publisher_ID=40&event=subscriber/lookup.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at subscriberservices@forumcomm.com and we can help you.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement