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Special Weather Statement...UPDATED
National Weather Service Juneau AK
754 AM AKST Sat Jan 13 2018

AKZ017-140100-
Cape Fairweather to Cape Suckling Coastal Area-
Including the city of Yakutat
754 AM AKST Sat Jan 13 2018

....HEAVY RAIN AND RISING SNOW LEVELS WILL RAISE LOCAL RIVERS AND
STREAMS...

Heavy rain will move into the northeast gulf region today and
persist through late Sunday. In addition, freezing levels will
rise above 4000 feet. The added runoff will significantly raise
river levels including the Situk. No flooding is expected at this
time.

$$

AKZ020>022-024>026-140100-
Glacier Bay-Eastern Chichagof Island-
Salisbury Sound to Cape Fairweather Coastal Area-
Eastern Baranof Island and Southern Admiralty Island-
Juneau Borough and Northern Admiralty Island-
Inner Channels from Kupreanof Island to Etolin Island-
Including the cities of Gustavus, Hoonah, Elfin Cove, Pelican,
Angoon, Juneau, Petersburg, Wrangell, and Kake
754 AM AKST Sat Jan 13 2018

...HEAVY RAIN OVER SNOWPACK AND RISING SNOW LEVELS WILL MAKE
TRAVEL HAZARDOUS...

Heavy rain over snow will make for hazardous travel conditions
through Saturday night. In addition, rising freezing levels to
6000 feet will result in some rises in area streams and rivers.
No flooding is expected.

$$

AKZ023-140100-
Cape Decision to Salisbury Sound Coastal Area-
Including the cities of Sitka and Port Alexander
754 AM AKST Sat Jan 13 2018

...HEAVY RAIN AND RISING SNOW LEVELS WILL RAISE LOCAL RIVERS AND
STREAMS...

Heavy rain will move into the eastern gulf coast region today and
persist through Saturday night. In addition, freezing levels will
rise above 6000 feet. The added runoff will raise river levels
including Indian River.  However, no flooding is expected.

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