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Special Weather Statement...CORRECTED
National Weather Service Juneau AK
1137 PM AKDT Sat May 20 2017

Cape Fairweather to Cape Suckling Coastal Area-
Taiya Inlet and Klondike Highway-Haines Borough and Lynn Canal-
Glacier Bay-Eastern Chichagof Island-
Salisbury Sound to Cape Fairweather Coastal Area-
Cape Decision to Salisbury Sound Coastal Area-
Eastern Baranof Island and Southern Admiralty Island-
Juneau Borough and Northern Admiralty Island-
Inner Channels from Kupreanof Island to Etolin Island-
Dixon Entrance to Cape Decision Coastal Area-
Southern Inner Channels-Misty Fjords-
Including the cities of Yakutat, Skagway, Haines, Gustavus,
Hoonah, Elfin Cove, Pelican, Sitka, Port Alexander, Angoon,
Juneau, Petersburg, Wrangell, Kake, Craig, Klawock, Ketchikan,
Metlakatla, and Hyder
1137 PM AKDT Sat May 20 2017

...Heavy rain likely this weekend into early next week...

A strong frontal system has moved into the Gulf of Alaska this
weekend and is expected to remain there through Monday. This
front will bring widespread rain, which will be heavy at times
Saturday night through Monday. Rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches
are expected with locally higher amounts possible. Heavy rain for
the entire panhandle, with the heaviest rain now expected over
the southern panhandle. This rainfall will cause rises on area
rivers and streams, and it is possible some smaller streams and
rivers may reach at least bankfull level by Sunday night. Stay
tuned to later forecasts and possible statements for updates on
this developing situation.


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