Flood advisory issued for areas along St. Clair River due to ice blockage

Minor flooding expected along river due to ice blockage

Flood advisory for St. Clair River on Jan. 24, 2022 (WDIV/ClickOnDetroit)

ST. CLAIR COUNTY, Mich. – The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flood advisory for areas along the St. Clair River from Marysville to Algonac in St. Clair County due to ice blockage reported Tuesday morning.

Here is the statement from the NWS on Tuesday morning:

“At 8:10 a.m., emergency management reported an ice blockage near the advisory area. Minor flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly. Ice cutting operations will be underway today to break apart the ice jam. Some locations that will experience flooding include East China Township and the city of St. Clair.”

The advisory is in effect until 8:15 a.m. Wednesday.