Ice Jam Causes Eastern Iowa River to Rise

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Ice jam in eastern Iowa causes rise in river. (WHO-HD)

Iowa  —  Although it’s been pretty chilly, the cold isn’t the only winter worry in eastern Iowa on Friday.

An ice jam has a caused a dramatic rise along the Rock River, resulting in the river climbing two feet overnight.

People living along the river are being warned to keep an eye out for flooding over the next few days.