Southern Red River Valley braces for flood crest soon
WAHPETON, N.D. - Richland and Wilkin counties began scrambling Sunday to try to keep up with a new flood crest of 17½ to 19½ feet as the Red River here reached major flood stage by surpassing 14¼ feet.
The National Weather Service has told local officials to prepare for a crest Tuesday night.
The news came as Wilkin County was making a plea for volunteers to show up at the recycling center south of town to help fill sandbags.
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