Galena Flood Waters Begin Receding

Floodwaters are subsiding at Galena, after an ice jam on the Yukon River broke up last night. State Emergency Operation center Chief Mark Roberts says the blockage began giving way around 8 p.m. The state isn’t expecting major flooding in the down river communities of Koyukuk and Nulato. Roberts says conditions are looking better than previously feared because of the way the ice and water are moving.

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