Ice Jams Where Allegheny River And Oil Creek Merge

Published 02/28 2014 05:08PM

Updated 02/28 2014 05:30PM

A jigsaw puzzle of ice chunks is jamming the Allegheny River and Oil Creek in Oil City.

While the jagged mass of ice looks alarming, emergency management officials say as long as the weather stays cold, danger of a flood is low.

The ice is piled up at the point where oil creek meets the Allegheny River.

Earlier in February, some roads in Venango County were closed due to high water, but that has receded.

For the time being, Venango County residents keeping their fingers crossed and hoping for a slow thaw

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