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Fargo scrambles as river forecast rises up to 40 feet

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Stunned metro leaders scrambled resources and issued pleas for volunteers Thursday to prepare for a Red River crest that forecasters say could exceed the flood level of 1997.

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There was some confusion over the forecast, with Fargo Mayor Dennis Walaker saying the National Weather Service told him Wednesday there was an even chance the river will reach 39.5 to 40 feet in Fargo as early as March 28.

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