Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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WGAK89 PAFG 222300
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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
252 PM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

AKZ203-232345-
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CENTRAL BEAUFORT SEA COAST-
252 PM AKDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...THE FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 345 PM AKDT SATURDAY
FOR THE KUPARUK RIVER...

LATE FRIDAY MORNING...AN OBSERVER REPORTED THAT THE THREE LOW WATER
CROSSINGS ALONG THE SPINE ROAD CONTINUE TO BE INUNDATED WITH WATER.
WATER LEVELS CONTINUE TO SLOWLY CLIMB DUE TO SNOWMELT AND OVERFLOW
OF INPLACE CHANNEL ICE.

ADDITIONAL SNOWMELT THROUGH SATURDAY WILL CAUSE WATER LEVELS TO
SLOWLY RISE AND CREATE MORE EXTENSIVE FLOODING ON THE COASTAL PLAIN.

EXPECTED IMPACTS: LOW WATER SECTIONS AND PORTIONS OF LOW LYING AREAS
WILL BE INUNDATED WITH WATER. SPINE ROAD WILL LIKELY BE CLOSED TO
CONSTRUCTIONS AND MAINTENANCE CREWS.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS RIVER OR STREAM FLOWS ARE ELEVATED OR PONDING
OF WATER IN URBAN OR OTHER AREAS IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT.

&&

LAT...LON 7038 14887 7029 14893 7030 14906 7039 14902

$$

TARDIF-HUBER



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