Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
351 PM AKDT TUE JUL 8 2014

AKZ222-090001-
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MIDDLE TANANA VALLEY-
351 PM AKDT TUE JUL 8 2014

...THE FLOOD ADVISORY HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR THE CHENA RIVER NEAR
NORTH POLE...

THE CHENA RIVER HAS DROPPED SIGNIFICANTLY SINCE MONDAY AND THE
THREAT OF FLOODING FROM THE RIVER IS NOW OVER. THE CHENA RIVER WILL
CONTINUE TO DROP SLOWLY THROUGH THE WEEK.

WATER THAT IS PONDED IN LOW LYING AREAS ACROSS THE FAIRBANKS NORTH
STAR BOROUGH WILL DRAIN AWAY SLOWLY THROUGH THE WEEK. GROUND WATER
WILL REMAIN HIGH THROUGH THE WEEK AS WELL. THERE HAVE BEEN REPORTS
OF BASEMENTS AND CRAWL SPACES FLOODING IN THE CITY OF NORTH POLE,
THE CITY OF FAIRBANKS, AND ALONG THE CHENA RIVER FROM NORTH POLE TO
FAIRBANKS. IT IS EXPECTED THAT AREAS WHICH CURRENTLY HAVE GROUND
WATER PROBLEMS WILL CONTINUE TO HAVE THOSE PROBLEMS THROUGH THE WEEK.

LAT...LON 6473 14707 6470 14708 6474 14724 6475 14722

$$

JB


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