Ice jams, predicted rain creates flood threat on Delaware River

Several days of below-freezing temperatures have led to ice forming on many of New Jersey's waterways, and the Delaware River is no exception. (1/9/14)

LAMBERTVILLE - Several days of below-freezing temperatures have led to ice forming on many of New Jersey's waterways, and the Delaware River is no exception.

The build-up of ice is now creating a threat of flooding along the river banks near Trenton and Lambertville.

A Coast Guard cutter came through to get water flowing.

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The build-up is at least three miles long. Rain predicted for the weekend could cause additional problems.

Residents say they haven't seen an ice build up like this in decades.
 

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