The Menominee Indian Tribe dug a channel through ice on the Wolf River; water levels should slowly decrease in Keshena.
The brunt of the storm was expected to move into the Los Angeles area shortly before dawn.
This is the weekend to get any last-minute things done outdoors as temperatures warm into the 40s.
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Unusual for December, people in Keshena were battling back the flooded Wolf River after ice jams backed the water up.
A winter storm warning expires at 7 a.m., but a winter weather advisory is in effect for much of western New York until 4 a.m. Friday.
The brunt of the storm hit the San Francisco Bay Area, flooding freeways, toppling trees and keeping thousands of people home from work and …
Menominee tribal leaders say they will be doing mechanical work on the ice. They also say they won’t be using explosives.
Pete says ice jams are unusual in December.
The storm is expected to be one of the windiest and rainiest in five years and could also cause debris slides.