Ice Jam in Yukon River Prompts Flood Watch as Water Level Rises

A 10-mile-long ice jam was seen in the Yukon River at Circle, Alaska, on Monday, May 9, which was causing water levels to slowly rise in the village, according to the National Weather Service.

Aerial footage released by the National Weather Service shows ice in the Yukon River.

The weather service said on Wednesday that a flood watch was in place for the Yukon River at Galena until Thursday morning. Credit: National Weather Service Alaska via Storyful

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