Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
833 PM AKDT FRI JUL 29 2016

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CENTRAL INTERIOR-MIDDLE TANANA VALLEY-
833 PM AKDT FRI JUL 29 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FAIRBANKS HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  STREAMS AND RIVERS BETWEEN THE TANANA AND YUKON RIVERS FROM
  FAIRBANKS AND THE WHITE MOUNTAIN WEST...

* UNTIL 830 PM AKDT SUNDAY

* AT 833 PM AKDT...RAIN HAS BEEN FALLING OVER THE CHENA AND
  CHATANIKA BASINS AS WELL AS OVER HIGHER TERRAIN BETWEEN THE YUKON
  AND TANANA RIVERS TO THE NORTH AND WEST OF FAIRBANKS WITH AMOUNTS
  RANGING FROM TWO TENTH OF AN INCH TO ONE INCH. ANOTHER ONE TO TWO
  INCHES OF RAIN IS EXPECTED THROUGH SUNDAY. MANY STREAM AND RIVERS
  IN THIS AREA ARE ALREADY HIGH DUE TO HEAVY RAIN FROM LAST WEEK.
  THIS ADDITIONAL RAIN IS EXPECTED TO CAUSE STREAMS AND SMALL RIVERS
  TO RISE RAPIDLY SATURDAY AND SUNDAY WITH MINOR FLOODING POSSIBLE.
  FLOODING WILL BE MOST LIKELY ON SMALLER CREEKS IN STEEP TERRAIN.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING INCLUDE...LOW
  SPOTS ALONG THE TANANA RIVER BETWEEN FAIRBANKS AND
  MANLEY...INCLUDING PERKINS LANDING...NENANA...AND MANLEY HOT
  SPRINGS. ALSO INCLUDED ARE GOLDSTREAM CREEK...AND CREEKS CROSSING
  THE ELLIOTT AND DALTON HIGHWAYS SOUTH OF THE YUKON RIVER.
  MINOR FLOODING IS ALSO EXPECTED ON THE CHENA RIVER IN THE
  STEAMBOAT LANDING SUBDIVISION.

  IN FAIRBANKS...WATER LEVELS ON THE CHENA RIVER WILL RISE SATURDAY
   NIGHT AND SUNDAY BUT ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE HIGHER THAN THE PAST
  WEEK. BIKE PATHS UNDER BRIDGES AND LOW LYING BACKYARDS WILL BE
  UNDER WATER AS THEY WERE EARLIER THIS WEEK.

   THERE IS A FLOOD WATCH THROUGH SUNDAY FOR THE ALL OF THE
  CHATANIKA RIVER AND FOR THE CHENA RIVER UPSTREAM OF THE MOOSE
  CREEK DAM

LAT...LON 6546 14854 6479 14732 6445 14961 6518 15240

$$

JB


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