Ice Jam Flooding

Catherine Rohlman

According to the city, an ice jam at the bottom of the Newhalen River caused water to flow over the banks of the river near the lower village. 

"River Watch" is Underway Across Alaska

May 14, 2013

The State of Alaska has stepped up its monitoring of Alaska's rivers in an attempt to better warn Alaskans of possible ice jam flooding associated with breakup. KDLG's Mike Mason has the story.