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Midwest / Floods / Fargo, North Dakota #939112

NBC Evening News for Friday, Mar 27, 2009
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Map of the potential flood zones along the Red River in the Midwest shown.

(Fargo, North Dakota: Kevin Tibbles) The desperate situation as the river continues to rise featured; scenes shown of floodwaters in Oakport Township, Minnesota, dike-building and sandbagging operations, hospital patients and the elderly who will be flown to Bismarck, North Dakota. [Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Tyler QUANDT†- comments on needing airboats to get around due to the ice.] [Fargo resident Ann DOLENCE††, MAN, Mr. BAUER‡, Betty SCHOLL‡- react.] [North Dakota Governor John HOEVEN††- urges evacuation.]

Williams, Brian;
Tibbles, Kevin

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