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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
527 PM AKDT THU AUG 14 2014

AKZ205-206-150330-
NORTHWESTERN BROOKS RANGE-NORTHEASTERN BROOKS RANGE-
INCLUDING...SINGILUK...UMIAT...ANAKTUVUK PASS...ATIGUN PASS...
GALBRAITH LAKE...SAGWON...FRANKLIN BLUFFS
527 PM AKDT THU AUG 14 2014

...HEAVY RAINS HEADED FOR THE BROOKS RANGE...

A WEATHER SYSTEM CURRENTLY MOVING NORTH THROUGH THE GULF OF ALASKA
WILL MAKE ITS WAY INTO THE INTERIOR FRIDAY SPREADING RAIN ACROSS
THE AREA. AS THE SYSTEM MOVES TO THE BROOKS RANGE RAINFALL WILL
INTENSIFY AS MOISTURE CONTINUES TO BE PULLED IN BY A LOW CENTER
ALOFT.

RAINFALL IS EXPECT TO BEGIN FRIDAY EVENING OVER THE BROOKS RANGE
EAST OF HOWARD PASS AND CONTINUE INTO SUNDAY MORNING BEFORE THE
LOW MOVES NORTHWEST OVER THE ARCTIC. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2
INCHES ARE EXPECTED BETWEEN 9PM FRIDAY AND 9AM SUNDAY.

THE HEAVY RAINFALL WILL PUSH RIVER LEVELS TO NEAR BANKFULL IN SOME
AREAS...BUT NO FLOODING IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. RESIDENTS AND
VACATIONERS SHOULD BE ALERT TO SUDDEN CHANGES IN THE WEATHER AND
THE POTENTIAL FOR RAPIDLY RISING WATER IN STREAMS AND RIVERS.









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