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North Dakota Floods

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    The US State of North Dakota experienced significant flooding in its major river basins in 2009, following abnormally heavy wintFloods, 2009. Warnings for the 2009 flood occurred as early as March 9 when theNational Weather Service warned that the Fargo-Moorhead area could see a significant flood of between 35 feet (11 m) and 36 feet (11 m). As preparations began for the flooding on March 16, North Dakota GovernorJohn Hoeven declared a statewide disaster in anticipation of flooding across the state. On March 19, the National Weather Service raised the predicted flood level in the Fargo area to between 37 feet (11 m) and 40 feet (12 m). The city began filling sandbags on March 20. US State of North Dakota experienced significant flooding in its major river basins in 2009, following abnormally heavy wintFloods, 2009.