The dropping water level likely means that the ice jam is weakening, which is good news for communities at risk of flooding.
The couple had climbed into their boat which they had tied onto their cabin to wait out the flood before a State Trooper helicopter arrived to evacuate them to Aniak.
After an ice jam formed at Napaimute, forecasters are expecting a flood that will bring a rapid rise in river levels.
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National Weather Service staff are in Galena monitoring rising Yukon river water and conducting fly overs to check on one particular jam.
Heavy rains continue to hit Southeast, and parts of Juneau in the Mendenhall Valley are under a flood warning Tuesday. Petersburg already had a slide.
Dan Bross, KUAC – Fairbanks The state has re-opened a flood damaged stretch of Taylor Highway. The Department of Transportation reports emergency repairs have...