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UPDATE: Ice jam at Duck Swamp


February 14, 2017

Overnight, the ice jam at the Worland river bridges broke loose. The ice jam has moved downstream and has lodged in the area of the Duck Swamp. Water is currently flowing on top of the ice at Devon. Officials expect the existing ice jams north of Worland to continue to break loose and lodge at various choke points along the river as the head north into Big Horn County.

Residents along the river north of Worland are urged to monitor river levels and be prepared for water levels to rise very rapidly. Sandbags are available at the Washakie County Fairgrounds, free of charge, to residents...

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