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Water, flowing again, is expected to break ice jam

KENT — Warm air temperatures and flood-stage water levels in the Housatonic River were expected to break up the ice jams that have blocked the river in Kent for the past week. 

As of press time on Tuesday, the surface of the water was still mostly covered with frozen chunks of ice. Despite flood warnings for Litchfield County, the water level of the river in Kent had dropped 50 inches by Monday.

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