• Short Summary

    WEATHER FORECASTERS SAID TODAY AT CAIRO (KAY-ROH), ILLINOIS, THAT A WARNING TREND ALLEVIATE THE ICE JAM CRISIS THAT HAS BEEN PLAGUING THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER.

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    WEATHER FORECASTERS SAID TODAY AT CAIRO (KAY-ROH), ILLINOIS, THAT A WARNING TREND ALLEVIATE THE ICE JAM CRISIS THAT HAS BEEN PLAGUING THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER.HOWEVER, IF THE FREEZING TEMPERATURES PERSIST IN THE AREA, THE COMMERCIAL RIVER CRAFT WILL BE BLOCKED.

    TOWBOATS RE-OPENED THE IMPORTANT BARGE LANES.YESTERDAY AFTER THE MIGHTY MISSISSIPPI WAS BLOCKED BY ICE FOR NINE HOURS.THE BOATS SLOWLY PUSHED THEIR WAY THROUGH THE ICE FLOES WHICH COVERED 90 PERCENT OF THE RIVER SURFACE AT THE GREENFIELD BEND NEAR CAIRO (KAY-ROH).A CONTINUING ALL IN THE RIVER'S LEVEL IS CAUSING MUCH ICE TO DEVELOP IN SHALLOW AREAS BESIDE THE CHANNELS.AND A BARGE COMPANY SPOKESMAN SAID A NEW THREAT TO NAVIGATION IS POSED BY AN ICE GORGE THAT BROKE LOSE IN THE MISSOURI RIVER AND IS FLOATING TOWARD THE JUNCTURE WHERE THE TWO MIGHT STREAMS MEET.WHETHER THE BARGES WILL MOVE, DEPENDS UPON THE HOPE-FOR WARMER TEMPERATURES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6ZTWZWFF7VP9ORTQ798ANIW6M
    Media URN:
    VLVA6ZTWZWFF7VP9ORTQ798ANIW6M
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/02/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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