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Forecasters predict one of three-highest recorded Red River floods in Fargo

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FARGO - Flood crest predictions for Fargo jumped three feet in a week, with the National Weather Service predicting a 50 percent chance the Red River will hit 38 feet by mid-April.

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If that happens, it would become the third-highest flood on record, said Tim Bertschi, a flood engineer for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

"It's a pretty serious outlook," Bertschi said.

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