Ice jam in Yukon River puts flood watch on as water level rises

According to the National Weather Service, a 10-mile-long ice buildup was observed in the Yukon River near Circle, Alaska, on Monday, May 9, causing the water level in the village to slowly rise. Aerial images released by the National Weather Service show ice in the Yukon River. The weather service said on Wednesday that there was a flood watch for the Yukon River near Galena until Thursday morning. Credit: National Weather Service Alaska via Storyful

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