North Dakota National Guardsmen, left, walk the levee protecting downtown Fargo, N.D. from the floodwaters of the Red River on Saturday, April 9, 2011. At right are engineers from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The Red River neared its spring flooding peak on Saturday, approaching historic highs yet short of the levels that might have cracked the defenses of a city used to dealing with high water. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
Weather service: Red River at Fargo reached preliminary crest of 38.75 feet at 6:15 p.m. Saturday
FARGO - The Red River at Fargo-Moorhead reached a preliminary crest of 38.75 feet at 6:15 p.m. Saturday, the National Weather Service stated this morning.
The latest reading from 10:15 this morning showed the Red at 38.54 feet and observational data from overnight shows the Red slowly retreating.
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