SWOLLEN BUT STEADY: Minot topping out well below prediction
MINOT, N.D. - When Mayor Curt Zimbelman announced Saturday afternoon at a press conference that the Souris River was projected to crest at 1,561.8 feet overnight, applause immediately broke out.
It's yet another significant reduction in the crest projection. Just that morning, the National Weather Service had projected the crest to be more than a foot-and-a-half higher. The day before, its crest projection was more than two-and-a-half feet higher.
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