April 7, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – April 7, 2014 @ 9:30 pm UTC Timezone
Lyndon Public Safety Building.
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Interagency Regional Ice Jam/Spring Flooding Seminar

PURPOSE – The purpose of this seminar is to provide local jurisdictions and regional entities information about the conditions that could result in ice jam and Spring flooding in their respective areas and possible proactive measures to mitigate the impact of that flooding.



  • Introductions (DEMHS lead) – 5 min
  • National Weather Service – conditions expected (best case/worst case) for both flooding and ice jams – 10 min
  • Agency of Natural Resources – how rivers responds to those conditions, residual stability and debris concerns – 10 min
  • Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory – where does history tell us we can expect bad things to happen with ice jams? Is this year any worse than other years? – 15 min
  • Agency of Transportation – road system impact, detours – 10 min


  • DEMHS – 30 min
    • Post incident documentation
    • Protective actions – local input (What have you done before? What would you do now?)
    • Additional considerations
    • Questions/wrap-up