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Despite dry topsoil, flood threat remains in Red River Valley

Beneath that dry topsoil the ground remains saturated. It would take a dry winter and spring to really reduce next year's flood chances.
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Beneath that dry topsoil the ground remains saturated. It would take a dry winter and spring to really reduce next year's flood chances.

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