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Fargo, North Dakota / Flood / The Cold #926949

CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 27, 2009
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Map shown of the Red River.

(Fargo, North Dakota: Chicago: Dean Reynolds) The impending flood in Fargo, North Dakota, as the river rises to record levels featured; scenes shown of the river, Coast Guard rescues, some residents leaving Fargo and sandbagging operations. [Three PEOPLE, Fargo Mayor Dennis WALAKER††, volunteer Molly WANER - react.] Animation of the changing water levels of the Red River shown.

(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.

(Moorhead, Minnesota: Dave Price) The cold factor in the flooding featured; scenes shown from inside the Red River and of sandbagging efforts. [Moorhead's Nancy OTTO, National Weather Service Gregory GUST†, Coast Guard Lt. Craig MURRAY†- comment on the water level and cold situation.] The issue of temperature and water volume discussed.

Couric, Katie;
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Price, Dave

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