Drought drying North Dakota out
FARGO -- The drought gripping much of the area is diminishing river levels, with some tributaries in the northern Red River Valley slowing to a trickle.
The Red River in Fargo, with a level of 13.77 feet as of Tuesday afternoon, is flowing at 32 percent of normal and most rivers in the region continue to see low to very low flows.
Downstream, in the northern valley, tributaries and streams in northeastern North Dakota are running at 10 percent to 25 percent.
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