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Warmer Temps Could Lead To Snow and Ice-Melt Flooding
With temperatures finally rising above freezing this weekend and continuing through next week, there is a potential risk for parts of Ohio to experience ice jam-related flooding. Temps are expected to be well above average in the 50s on Monday.
Lake Erie in northeast Ohio and the Muskingum River in eastern Ohio have ice planks and ice jams that have spilled onto land and roadways, causing flooding and road closures.
According to the NWS, ice jams can lead to flooding as blocks of ice accumulate, restricting flow in rivers.Before the threat of flooding becomes imminent, residents should:
01.17.2018: Jefferson County: Downtown still without water
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