Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
1058 AM AKDT SUN MAY 24 2015

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YUKON FLATS AND SURROUNDING UPLANDS-
1058 AM AKDT SUN MAY 24 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FAIRBANKS HAS EXTENDED THE

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  SNOW MELT...
  FOR THE PORCUPINE RIVER NEAR FORT YUKON

* UNTIL 515 PM AKDT SUNDAY

* AS OF LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...LITTLE CHANGE HAD OCCURRED ON WATER
  LEVELS AND THE PORCUPINE RIVER AT FORT YUKON LIKELY REMAINS
  OVERBANK IN THE VICINITY OF SUCKER RIVER ROAD LANDING.
  MINOR FLOODING CONTINUES IN THE AREA.

* RIVER GAGES ALONG THE PORCUPINE RIVER UPSTREAM FROM FORT YUKON
  HAVE BEEN FALLING STEADILY SINCE THURSDAY AND ARE EXPECTED TO
  CONTINUE TO FALL. FLOOD WATERS AT FORT YUKON ARE EXPECTED TO BEGIN
  RECEDING BUT WILL REMAIN ELEVATED.

* THE YUKON RIVER AT FORT YUKON HAS BEEN SLOWLY RISING OVER THE PAST
  SEVERAL DAYS AND IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE A SLOW RISE THIS WEEK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS:

LOCAL RESIDENTS SHOULD CONTINUE TO MONITOR LOCAL WATER LEVELS.

LAT...LON 6670 14497 6653 14518 6652 14540 6663 14550

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JL



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