|ICE CREEPS UP RIVER|
ICE JAM NEARING HALF WAY POINT 12-8-13
According to river watcher reports, as of midafternoon Sunday the Deadwater Ice Jam on the Salmon River had reached to within one half mile of the half-way point between Deadwater and the town of Salmon. It is anticipated it will reach the 13 mile, half-way mark sometime Sunday night or early Monday morning.
The jam was 12 and a half miles long Sunday afternoon, having grown two and a half miles since Saturday.
Sunday afternoon the south end of the jam was in the Red Rock area and was located 13 and a half miles north of Salmon.
By Monday morning the jam is expected to be near the Tower Rock area.
On Sunday there was still no sign of flooding in the areas along Highway 93 North that are prone to ice jam floods.
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