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Concern over large ice jam

Concern over large ice jam

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Schenectady, N.Y. (NEWS 10) – A 17 mile ice jam on the Mohawk River is causing some concern throughout the region, especially in waterfront neighborhoods.    Residents in Schenectady’s  historic Stockade District like Lewis Schwartz have seen plenty of flooding, but this massive ice jam is causing new concern.    “Everybody is anxious,” Schwartz says. “Everybody is very aware that this is the longest ice jam that has been seen in recent years.”    But according to the National Weather Service, Schwartz and his neighbors probably don’t need to worry anytime soon.  News 10 spoke to a hydrologist who says  the temperatures over the next couple days could be ideal for a slow thaw.    “Really what we’re looking at for the next few days is probably the best case scenario… daytime t