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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
200 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

AKZ018>029-281400-
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...SKAGWAY...HAINES...GUSTAVUS...HOONAH...ELFIN
COVE...PELICAN...SITKA...PORT ALEXANDER...ANGOON...JUNEAU...
PETERSBURG...WRANGELL...KAKE...CRAIG...KLAWOCK...KETCHIKAN...
METLAKATLA...HYDER
200 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

...MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN CONTINUING FOR THE PANHANDLE INTO FRIDAY
NIGHT...

A RATHER MOIST FRONT IS MOVING THROUGH THE PANHANDLE TODAY AND WILL
THEN STALL OVER THE SOUTHERN PANHANDLE THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY
NIGHT. THE HEAVIER RAIN HAS STARTED ACROSS THE NORTHERN PANHANDLE
WITH AROUND HALF AN INCH TO 1.5 INCHES OF RAIN EXPECTED THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT AS THE FRONT MOVES THROUGH. THE SOUTHERN PANHANDLE WILL
START SEEING THE HEAVIER RAIN THIS EVENING AND WILL SEE UPWARDS OF 2
TO 4 INCHES OF RAIN TOTAL THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT AS THE FRONT STALLS
OVER THE AREA.

AREA RIVERS AND STREAMS WILL AGAIN BE ON THE RISE THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON BUT NONE OF THE GAGED RIVERS ARE EXPECTED TO FLOOD. OTHER
SMALLER CREEKS AND STREAMS MAY ALSO RISE TO NEAR BANKFULL THURSDAY
AND FRIDAY ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE SOUTHERN PANHANDLE.

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