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Jen Sondag got eight hours of good sleep Friday night.

The CNN iReporter and other volunteers finally were able to relax after a week of frantic preparation for potential flooding in the Fargo, North Dakota, area. The Red River appeared to be leveling off Saturday morning, short of forecasters' predictions of a historically high crest.

"We're really pleased with that," Sondag, 25, said from Moorhead, Minnesota, where she was helping her parents' neighbors get a frozen pump going. "They changed the crest so many times already, we're just cautiously optimistic about the whole thing. Hopefully [the forecast is] correct and hopefully it's starting to go down." Read full article »

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