Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Anchorage, AK

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
135 PM AKDT WED SEP 2 2015

...GLACIAL LAKE OUTBURST FROM SNOW GLACIER FLOWING INTO KENAI
LAKE AND THE KENAI RIVER...

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WESTERN KENAI PENINSULA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...KENAI...SOLDOTNA...HOMER...
COOPER LANDING
135 PM AKDT WED SEP 2 2015

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT FOR THE KENAI RIVER FROM KENAI LAKE TO THE RUSSIAN
RIVER...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ANCHORAGE HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WATCH FOR THE KENAI RIVER FROM KENAI LAKE TO THE RUSSIAN
  RIVER.

* FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT.

* THE SNOW GLACIER DAMMED LAKE IS RELEASING. WATER LEVELS ON KENAI
  LAKE AND THE UPPER KENAI RIVER ARE RISING AND WILL CONTINUE TO
  RISE OVER THE COMING DAYS. THE KENAI RIVER AT COOPER LANDING IS
  CURRENTLY AT A STAGE OF 11.4 FT. MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 13.0 FT.

* WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE RISING FOR SEVERAL
  DAYS...AND MAY APPROACH MINOR FLOOD STAGE AS EARLY AS THURSDAY
  EVENING. AT CURRENT STAGE OF 11.4 FT CLASS III WHITEWATER HAS
  DEVELOPED ON THE KENAI RIVER BELOW JIMS LANDING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING.

YOU ARE ENCOURAGED TO CLOSELY MONITOR THIS WEATHER SITUATION.
PREPARATION FOR THIS POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS WEATHER EVENT SHOULD
BEGIN NOW.

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