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Moorhead, Clay officials say they're ready but crest is still among largest in recorded history

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MOORHEAD - Moorhead and Clay County officials say they're ready to fight the anticipated second Red River crest, which could rank among the five largest in recorded history.

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The Red inched up to 33.05 feet at 10:15 this morning. Forecasters say it could reach 38 feet by Friday, a level still nearly 3 feet below the record-setting crest of 40.82 feet on March 28.

"We're still looking at 38 feet, we're planning on 38 feet," said Moorhead Mayor Mark Voxland.

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