Yukon Floodwaters Are Receeding Near Russian Mission but Still Pose Threat

Flooding is Still a Worry in Russian Mission
Flooding is Still a Worry in Russian Mission

Photo by Gabriel Duny

Yukon River floodwaters are beginning to receed in Russian Mission, although the National Weather Service has issued flood warnings in effect through today from Russian Mission to Pilot Station. A significant ice jam is lodged about five miles upriver from Pilot Station. And flood watches are in effect until Monday from St. Mary’s to Emmonak and Alaganuk on the Bering Sea coast.

Shane Iverson, KYUK – Bethel

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