The Red Lake River in Crookston, which crested early last week at 24.66 feet, is projected to rise again in the coming days and max out at a level of 21.5 feet, according to a National Weather Service Advanced Hydrologic Prediction service hydrograph.

    Factoring into the projection are warmer temperatures leading to what remains of the snowpack running off, snowpack that was added to by last week’s snow storm.

    The hydrograph indicates the river will reach 21.5 feet early Friday and hover at that level before beginning a slow recession on Sunday.

    At press time Wednesday, the Red Lake River stood at 16.86 feet.