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-- -- -- -- Today the red -- -- to -- this afternoon Rick.
This is the contentious.
Time period for the folks -- that red river region tell us about what's happening this morning.
Yet today's probably going to be the worst of it the waters right now just under 37 feet and yesterday the river forecasters here.
Draw the prediction just a little bit to just over 37 feet so about another few inches there -- likely to see this -- already major problems obviously has were around.
Eighteen feet above -- you're flood stage were well into major flood stage and it's at the scene here I am in morehead Minnesota which is just across the river.
From Fargo, North Dakota these two cities shared this river on either side.
And the water has completely come up into this neighborhood.
This is that parked behind me and this river which is typically around a fifteen to twenty -- very lazy river.
Has completely over spilled its banks and that's what's causing all the concerns.
Great news at the rivers only going to be cresting at around 37 feet however.
It's gonna stay above the major flood stage for much of the coming week and that's a lot of pressure for a very long time on some of these levees.
And so they're not out of the woods by any means at this point do want to show you a couple of things take a look at our weather maps that we can see exactly where this river is expected to crest.
Dave Wright -- about that 37 -- now the record was last year.
Where it got to forty feet so it's not going to be as bad.
But dealing with major flooding like this two years in a row.
Certainly is very very wearing on the residents here couple other stories going on weather wise in the country yesterday the first day of spring.
Any major snowy day Democrats -- at the -- take a little bit of a look at some video out of Oklahoma.
Where -- roads were disastrous numerous accidents reported.
And blizzard like conditions because it was blowing so strongly.
Causing all kinds of problems on those roads today the snow beginning to taper off.
But a rainy day across parts of the southeast the -- -- make its way into the northeast by tomorrow and the spring like temperatures.
We'll be gone Daschle said thank you much more coming up from here -- more at Minnesota.
All right looks like it's scary situation thanks Patrick in the meantime we get.
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