The Red River Valley could easily go from drought to major flooding in one year. North Dakota State Climatologist Adnan Akyuz says the weather patterns changed in August for the southern Valley. The National Weather Service North Central River Forecast Center’s latest forecast says there is a 90 percent chance of major flooding this spring. The probability is much lower in the northern Red River Valley with only a 25 percent chance of major flooding in Grand Forks.
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