Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
1126 AM AKDT SAT JUL 23 2016

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MIDDLE TANANA VALLEY-
1126 AM AKDT SAT JUL 23 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FAIRBANKS HAS EXTENDED THE

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  THE TANANA RIVER AT FAIRBANKS...

* UNTIL 415 PM AKDT MONDAY

* SEVERAL INCHES OF RAIN OVER THE PAST FEW DAYS HAS CAUSED THE
  TANANA RIVER TO RISE TO BANKFULL STAGE. AS A RESULT THE GROUND
  WATER TABLE HAS RISEN...CAUSING PONDING OF WATER IN LOW LYING
  AREAS. THIS HAS PARTICULARLY IMPACTED THE AREA DOWNSTREAM OF THE
  CONFLUENCE OF THE CHENA AND TANANA RIVERS.

* WATER LEVELS ON THE TANANA ARE EXPECTED TO RISE THROUGH MONDAY AND
  REMAIN HIGH INTO NEXT WEEK.

* THE RISING GROUNDWATER MAY MAKE SOME ROADS AND DRIVEWAYS IN THE
  ROSIE CREEK SUBDIVISION IMPASSABLE.  SOME AREAS IMPACTED INCLUDE:
  ROSIE CREEK...MELANIE LANE...BAURICK COURT...PERKINS DRIVE AND
  FRUSTRATION TRAIL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY.

&&

LAT...LON 6480 14791 6476 14792 6471 14812 6476 14811
      6478 14810 6480 14796

$$

LTH



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