River ice jam. New England Boating/Photo Illustration.
Portland Press Herald: The recent unseasonably warm temperatures and frequent rain haven’t just freed local roads, driveways and sidewalks from ice; they’ve also softened up ice in the Kennebec River, creating at least one ice jam and prompting concerns about similarly unseasonable midwinter flooding.
While no flooding was reported along the Kennebec on Friday, a relatively small ice jam remained on the river in Sidney. And if that jam were to move downriver, jam up again and grow larger, it could cause flooding with little or no warning.
Read more about potential for ice jams on the Kennebec River.
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