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Ice Jams Cause Missouri River Levels to Rise in North Dakota

An ice jam that formed on the Missouri River caused river levels to rise over three feet in North Dakota’s Bismarck-Mandan area on Wednesday, February 28, according to local officials.

The ice jam prompted a flood warning for low-lying areas along the river on Wednesday. The flood warning remained in place on Thursday morning, as officials warned locals to avoid driving across flooded roads.

Video captured by McLean County Emergency Management shows the ice jam on Wednesday. Credit: McLean County Emergency Management via Storyful

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