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000 NOUS41 KBTV 191727 PNSBTV Public Information Statement National Weather Service Burlington VT 1213 PM EST FRI JAN 19 2018 ...Ice Jam Locations as of 1213 PM JAN 19... The following are locations of ice jams in northern New York and north and central Vermont. River...............Location.......Source.............County.......ST Ausable River Clintonville Emergency Mgmt Clinton NY Old Ausable ice from 1/12 is jammed from the Clintonville Bridge downstream to the Northway crossing. Ausable River Ausable Forks Emergency Mgmt Clinton NY Ice jam at the base of the Route 9 bridge. Saranac River Plattsburgh Emergency Mgmt Clinton NY An ice jam is in place from the footbridge at SUNY Plattsburgh to just downstream. Major flooding occurred at the Underwood Estates Mobile Home Park. 50 homes damaged; 25 estimated a total loss. Saranac River Plattsburgh Emergency Mgmt Clinton NY An ice jam remains in place from the St Catherine Street bridge downstream to Lake Champlain. A channel has been cleared to allow water through. Ausable River Ausable Chasm Law Enforcement Clinton NY Ice is jammed up from below the chasm to the lake. Little Salmon River Fort Covington Law Enforcement Franklin NY Fort Covington Fire and Rescue reports a total of 5 ice jams in the town. Jams are scattered from the international border to just south of town. Missisquoi River Swanton Law Enforcement Franklin VT An ice jam extends from the mouth of the river to about 1 mile upstream of Depot St bridge in Swanton Lamoille Johnson Emergency Mgmt Lamoille VT Ice jam located at bend in river between Route 15 (Lower Main St W) and River Rd West. Ice backed up downstream to Ithiel Falls and upstream past Johnson Village. Flooding occurred along Route 15 in Johnson Village as well as Railroad Street. Backup of Gihorn was the main culprit. Winooski Middlesex NWS Employee Washington VT An ice jam is in place near Middlesex. Water is flowing through and/or around it with no known issues. Ice jams can remain in place and become a focus for flooding when rivers rise due to a thaw and/or rainfall. Ice jams are very unpredictable and can form, move, and release very quickly. Please report ice jams to the national weather service at http://www.weather.gov/btv/stormreport or through social media.

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