Kuskokwim breakup front is near Bethel
Ice at Bethel, May 28. Photo courtesy of Bethel Search and Rescue.
The ice jam that was holding upriver of Tuluksak the last few days finally gave way and now the river is mainly open all the way down to just above Bethel. Celine Van Breukelen, Hydrologist with the National Weather Service and the River Watch team, flew the river today and has this update.