Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
246 PM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015

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YUKON FLATS AND SURROUNDING UPLANDS-

246 PM AKDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR RAPID SNOW MELT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1115
AM AKDT SUNDAY FOR THE PORCUPINE RIVER NEAR FORT YUKON...

AT 0800 AM AKDT ON SATURDAY...FLOOD WATER LEVELS FROM THE PORCUPINE
RIVER WERE REPORTED TO HAVE FALLEN SLIGHTLY OVERNIGHT AT FORT YUKON.
THE PORCUPINE RIVER AT FORT YUKON REMAINS OVERBANK IN THE VICINITY
OF SUCKER RIVER ROAD LANDING AND FLOODING CONTINUES IN THE AREA.

RIVER GAGE READINGS ALONG THE PORCUPINE RIVER UPSTREAM FROM FORT
YUKON HAVE BEEN FALLING STEADILY SINCE THURSDAY AND ARE EXPECTED TO
CONTINUE FALLING THROUGH THE WEEKEND. FLOOD WATERS AT FORT YUKON ARE
EXPECTED TO BEGIN RECEDING OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS BUT WILL REMAIN
ELEVATED.

THE YUKON RIVER AT FORT YUKON HAS BEEN SLOWLY RISING OVER THE PAST
SEVERAL DAYS AND IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE A SLOW RISE THR0UGH THE
UPCOMING WEEK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS:

LOCAL RESIDENTS SHOULD CONTINUE TO MONITOR LOCAL WATER LEVELS AND BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD WATER LEVELS BEGIN TO RISE AGAIN.


LAT...LON 6670 14497 6653 14518 6652 14540 6663 14550

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RF



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