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Stage set for major Red River flooding

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FARGO -- The National Weather Service on Friday issued a grim outlook for spring flooding in the Red River Valley, with conditions ripe for a repeat of last year's record river levels.


"This year, we have a system that is charged and ready," said Greg Gust, warning coordination meteorologist at the weather service in Grand Forks. "We're sitting on virtually the same keg of dynamite, if you will, from a precursor condition that we had last year."

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