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Fargo stands 50-50 chance of major flooding

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FARGO - Fargo stands a 50-50 chance of having a major flood of 35 to 36 feet, City Commissioners were told Monday as part of an update on spring flood preparations.

The National Weather Service flood forecasts are worrisome, said City Engineer Mark Bittner.

"Every time we see it, it keeps going up," Bittner said. "I've never seen it start at the severe flooding level" before.

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