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Heart River Reaches Flood Stage

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The Heart River is now at flood stage and the Cannonball River is at a minor flood stage. Morton County Emergency Management says ice jams throughout the systems are causing the water to rise. The jams were by deep frost was underground.

Officials at the emergency management office contacted more than 75 people and businesses that could potentially see some flooding. But concern should lessen after tomorrow.

"The gauge at Almont and Judson are showing a slow decline. And with the reduced water flows what might likely happen is the ice will just rot with the warmer temperatures that are forecasted," says Tom Doering of the Morton County Emergency Management.

 Doering says he's not concerned about the levees protecting the city of Mandan.

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