Flood Statement
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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
242 PM AKDT TUE JUL 28 2015

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TAIYA INLET AND KLONDIKE HIGHWAY AK-
242 PM AKDT TUE JUL 28 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JUNEAU HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...THE TAIYA RIVER

* UNTIL MIDNIGHT AKDT TONIGHT

* AT 225 PM AKDT...THE TAIYA RIVER HAS REACHED MINOR FLOOD STAGE OF
16.5 FEET AND IS STILL SLOWLY RISING. THE RIVER IS NOT EXPECTED TO
RISE MUCH MORE THIS EVENING AS THE HEAVIER RAINFALL FROM EARLIER HAS
MOVED OUT OF THE AREA. THE EXPECTED CREST WILL BE LATER THIS EVENING
AT AROUND 16.7 FEET BEFORE SLOWLY FALLING LATE TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY.

* A FEW AREAS HAVE REPORTED WATER LEVELS AROUND A FOOT DEEP ON THE
LOWER PARTS OF THE CHILKOOT TRAIL WITH SOME ELEVATED WATER LEVELS AT
VARIOUS STREAM CROSSINGS. HIKERS WILL CONTINUE TO ENCOUNTER AREAS OF
INUNDATED TRAIL THROUGH THE EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMAIN CAUTIOUS WHEN IN LOW-LYING AREAS...AND REPORT ANY MINOR
FLOODING TO YOUR LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY. THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT
TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE IN JUNEAU.

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

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LAT...LON 5969 13549 5965 13525 5949 13533 5950 13541

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