Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Butte Braces For Matanuska River Flooding

By Jason Lamb, Channel 2 News

Butte residents are bracing for flooding, as a swollen Matanuska River continues to rise with new rain.

Along the Old Glenn Highway, volunteers packed up belongings at Dana Mirsch-Wenner's home, as flood waters crept closer to her home. Many of the volunteers were high school students.

Mirsch-Wenner says the river had advanced 10 feet toward her home within just the past 24 hours.

Read the entire article here.  KTUU Channel 2 News Video here.

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