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WGAK87 PAJK 290733
FLSAJK

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
1131 PM AKDT THU JUL 28 2016

AKZ018-290741-
/O.CAN.PAJK.FA.W.0003.000000T0000Z-160729T0845Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
TAIYA INLET AND KLONDIKE HIGHWAY-
1131 PM AKDT THU JUL 28 2016

...THE FLOOD WARNING FROM HEAVY RAINFALL HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR THE
TAIYA RIVER IN THE NORTHERN INNER CHANNELS OF SOUTHEAST ALASKA...

THE HEAVY RAIN ENDED THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND FLOOD WATERS HAVERECEDED
THIS EVENING...NO LONGER POSING A THREAT TO LIFE ORPROPERTY. PLEASE
CONTINUE TO HEED ANY ROAD OR TRAIL CLOSURES. THEWATER LEVEL ON THE
TAIYA RIVER WILL REMAIN AROUND MINOR FLOODINGLEVEL UNTIL THE EARLY
MORNING HOURS AND THE CURRENT WILL REMAINSTRONG THROUGH FRIDAY.

THE UPPER LEVEL WINDS HAVE SHIFTED FROM SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST
WHICHIMPEDES THE TRANSPORT OF MOISTURE THAT CAUSED THE HEAVY
RAINS.SHOWERS WILL REMAIN IN THE AREA THROUGH FRIDAY BUT AMOUNTS
WILL NOTBE ENOUGH TO CAUSE THE RIVER TO RISE AGAIN INTO FLOOD STAGE.


LAT...LON 5965 13520 5947 13534 5948 13539 5960 13545
      5973 13535 5969 13525 5966 13522

$$

JC



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