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Rising temperatures cause ice jams, flooding in Michigan

Thursday, Mar 20, 2014 - 00:31

March 20 - Huge pieces of ice block the Raisin River near Detroit as snow and ice melt, flooding city streets. Vanessa Johnston reports.

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Massive chunks of ice are clogging up the Raisin River in Michigan, causing flooding just outside Detroit. These ice jams, as they're called, are formed as the snow and ice melt. The river water is now overflowing into streets and surrounding homes and cars. The city of Monroe has requested a cutter from the Coast Guard to help break up the ice and get the river flowing smoothly again.

Rising temperatures cause ice jams, flooding in Michigan

Thursday, Mar 20, 2014 - 00:31

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