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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
548 AM AKDT WED JUN 3 2015

AKZ025-032100-
JUNEAU BOROUGH AND NORTHERN ADMIRALTY ISLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...JUNEAU
548 AM AKDT WED JUN 3 2015

...GLACIER DAM RELEASE INTO MENDENHALL LAKE ENDING...

THE GLACIER DAM RELEASE OF SUICIDE BASIN WHICH DRAINS INTO
MENDENHALL LAKE AND RIVER HAS ENDED FOR THIS EVENT. DUE TO THE
RAPID INFLUX OF WATER THE MENDENHALL LAKE CRESTED AT 7.6 FEET AT
1130 PM TUESDAY NIGHT. IT HAS SINCE FALLEN BELOW 7 FEET AND IS
CONTINUING TO RECEDE QUICKLY. FLOOD STAGE FOR THE LAKE IS 9.0
FEET. OVERALL THE LAKE LEVEL ROSE 3 FEET SINCE SATURDAY. WATER
LEVELS WILL REMAIN HIGH IN THE LAKE AND MENDENHALL RIVER THROUGH
WEDNESDAY HOWEVER THEY ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TO FALL THROUGH
THE DAY.

THE SUICIDE BASIN WILL REMAIN UNDER CAREFUL OBSERVATION TO SEE IF
IT REFILLS FOR ANOTHER RELEASE LATER THIS SUMMER.

THIS WILL BE THE FINAL STATEMENT FOR THIS EVENT.

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