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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
1048 PM AKDT SUN AUG 31 2014

AKZ212-216-227-020000-
EASTERN NORTON SOUND AND NULATO HILLS-
LOWER KOYUKUK AND MIDDLE YUKON VALLEYS-UPPER KUSKOKWIM VALLEY-
INCLUDING...UNALAKLEET...STEBBINS...ST MICHAEL...ELIM...KOYUK...
SHAKTOOLIK...GALENA...NULATO...HUSLIA...KALTAG...RUBY...KOYUKUK...
MCGRATH...NIKOLAI...TAKOTNA...FAREWELL LAKE
1048 PM AKDT SUN AUG 31 2014

...SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL AND HIGH RIVER LEVELS THIS WEEK...

HEAVY RAINFALL IS EXPECTED OVER THE WESTERN INTERIOR MONDAY AND
TUESDAY AS A STRONG WEATHER SYSTEM SWEEPS EAST ACROSS NORTHERN
ALASKA. A WIDESPREAD SWATH OF RAINFALL TOTALING 1 INCH OR MORE IS
FORECAST FROM THE NULATO HILLS EAST TO THE KUSKOKWIM MOUNTAINS
AND THE ALASKA RANGE. THE HEAVIEST RAIN WILL FALL OVER THE NULATO
HILLS AND THE WESTERN ALASKA RANGE WHERE 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN IS
LIKELY. SOME LOCATIONS IN THE WESTERN ALASKA RANGE MAY SEE
RAINFALL IN EXCESS OF 2 INCHES.

RIVERS AND STREAMS IN THE WESTERN INTERIOR WILL RISE MONDAY
THROUGH WEDNESDAY DUE TO RUNOFF FROM THE RAINFALL. IN THE ALASKA
RANGE...SOME SMALL STREAMS AND RIVERS MAY FLOW OVERBANK IN LOW
LYING AREAS. IN ADDITION...THE HEAVY RAIN MAY CAUSE ROCK AND
MUDSLIDES IN AREAS OF STEEP TERRAIN.

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EWP



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