Flood Warning
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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
519 PM AKDT SAT JUL 23 2016

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TAIYA INLET AND KLONDIKE HIGHWAY-
519 PM AKDT SAT JUL 23 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JUNEAU HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  RAIN AND SNOWMELT...FOR THE TAIYA RIVER...

* UNTIL 515 AM AKDT SUNDAY

* AT 519 PM AKDT...RIVER GAUGE REPORTS INDICATE LARGE WATER LEVEL
  RISES FROM HEAVY RAIN AND SNOWMELT OVER THE WARNING AREA THAT IS
  CAUSING FLOODING. UP TO ONE INCH OF RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN.
  ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF 0.20 INCHES IS EXPECTED OVER THE AREA
  THROUGH MIDNIGHT.

* FOR THE TAIYA RIVER AT 519 PM AKDT THE STAGE WAS 17.1 FEET.
  FLOOD STAGE IS 17.0 FEET.
  FORECAST: 17.6 FEET AT 10 PM AKDT.
  IMPACTS: THE CHILKOOT TRAIL IS FLOODED. RIVER SHOULD CREST BETWEEN
      10 PM AND 4 AM AKDT. RIVER WILL SUBSIDE THROUGH THE MORNING.

PLEASE STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR YOUR FAVORITE LOCAL
WEATHER NEWS SOURCE FOR UPDATES ON THIS SITUATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. ALL
INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS IMMEDIATELY.

FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT. IT IS IMPORTANT TO KNOW WHERE
YOU ARE RELATIVE TO STREAMS...RIVERS...OR CREEKS WHICH CAN BECOME
KILLERS IN HEAVY RAINS. CAMPERS AND HIKERS SHOULD AVOID STREAMS OR
CREEKS.

&&

LAT...LON 5966 13526 5947 13533 5955 13548 5967 13547

$$

JC


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