Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Anchorage, AK

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WGAK88 PAFC 192039
FLSAFC

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
1228 PM AKDT TUE AUG 19 2014

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WESTERN KENAI PENINSULA-
1228 PM AKDT TUE AUG 19 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ANCHORAGE HAS EXTENDED THE

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  THE KENAI RIVER FROM SKILAK LAKE TO KENAI KEYS...

* UNTIL 1015 AM AKDT THURSDAY

* WATER LEVELS ALONG THE KENAI RIVER FROM SKILAK LAKE TO KENAI KEYS
  HAVE CRESTED...BUT REMAIN ABOVE FLOOD STAGE. WATER LEVELS WILL
  SLOWLY FALL OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.

AS OF 11:30 AM THIS MORNING...THE FOLLOWING WERE OBSERVED AT AREAS
RIVER GAUGES:

THE KENAI RIVER BELOW SKILAK LAKE WAS OBSERVED AT 13.79 FT. MINOR
FLOOD STAGE IS 13.0 FT.

 THE KENAI RIVER AT COOPER LANDING FELL BELOW AN ACTION STAGE OF 12
FT.

IMPACTS: SOME MINOR FLOODING IN KENAI KEYS WITH WATER OVER THE ROAD
AND AROUND HOUSES. THE SUBDIVISION IS STILL ACCESSIBLE.

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.
DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.
IT TAKES ONLY A FEW INCHES OF SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES
AWAY.

&&

LAT...LON 6053 14959 5996 15054 6028 15139 6036 15137
      6040 15127 6052 15127 6054 15122 6056 15132
      6058 15131

$$

RMC



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