04/28/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Time-Lapse Video Of Red River Rising (VIDEO)

Residents of Fargo, North Dakota are all too familiar with the surge in estimates of the weather forecasts that have accompanied the flooding devastating the region.

According to the Grand Forks Herald:

On Feb. 11, the National Weather Service said the Red River in Fargo had a 30 percent chance of reaching 34 feet. On March 13, it was a 50 percent chance of hitting 35 feet. On March 17, the number was 50 percent of 37 to 40 feet. And, one day later, a 70 percent chance of 39 to 41 feet.

To really get a sense of that rapid rise in elevation, check out this time-lapse video capturing the Red River of the North from March 21 through March 28.

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