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This U.S. Drought Monitor map shows that virtually all of North Dakota is in some stage of drought, with a small portion of land in the center of the state labeled as "abnormally dry."

Drought drying North Dakota out

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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.

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