WEDNESDAY UPDATE: Water receding, ice jam grows bigger

WEDNESDAY UPDATE:

Water receding, ice jam grows on Little Shamokin Creek

 

SUNBURY – An ice jam near Sunbury continues to raise concerns after two homes were flooded Tuesday. The jam is on Little Shamokin Creek, near Route 61, in Upper Augusta Township.  The Northumberland County Department of Public Safety released an update saying they are other local agencies continue to monitor Little Shamokin Creek in Upper Augusta Twp.

 

Officials said it appeared the water has receded, however ice continues to jam up grow upstream.  PennDOT, the Sunbury Municipal Authority and Upper Augusta Township responders are monitoring the situation as well.

 

At RU Troutman and Sons Inc., a business located near Little Shamokin Creek, a spokesman says they have not experienced any flooding associated with the ice jam, but two homes have flooding below their first floor Tuesday.

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Tuesday 5pm: SUNBURY – An ice jam near Sunbury has raised concerns about possible flooding. The jam is on Little Shamokin Creek, near Route 61, in Upper Augusta Township.  The Northumberland County Department of Public Safety released an update this afternoon saying, “DPS and other local agencies continue to monitor Little Shamokin Creek in Upper Augusta Twp. It appears the water has subsided, however ice continues to jam up in the stream.”

PennDOT, the Sunbury Municipal Authority and Upper Augusta Township responders are monitoring the situation as well. No additional action is being recommended at this time.

 

RU Troutman and Sons Inc., a business located near Shamokin Creek says they have not experienced any flooding associated with the ice jam. Two homes have minor flooding below their first floor Tuesday. We’ll keep you up to date on this developing story.

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