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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
540 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

AKZ019>029-281400-HAINES BOROUGH AND LYNN CANAL-GLACIER BAY-EASTERN
CHICHAGOF ISLAND-SALISBURY SOUND TO CAPE FAIRWEATHER COASTAL AREA-
CAPE DECISION TO SALISBURY SOUND COASTAL AREA-EASTERN BARANOF ISLAND
AND SOUTHERN ADMIRALTY ISLAND-JUNEAU BOROUGH AND NORTHERN ADMIRALTY
ISLAND-INNER CHANNELS FROM KUPREANOF ISLAND TO ETOLIN ISLAND-DIXON
ENTRANCE TO CAPE DECISION COASTAL AREA-SOUTHERN INNER CHANNELS-MISTY
FJORDS-INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HAINES...GUSTAVUS...HOONAH...ELFIN
COVE...PELICAN...SITKA...PORT ALEXANDER...ANGOON...JUNEAU...
PETERSBURG...WRANGELL...KAKE...CRAIG...KLAWOCK...KETCHIKAN...
METLAKATLA...HYDER
540 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

...MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN CONTINUING FOR THE PANHANDLE INTO FRIDAY
NIGHT...

A STRONG FRONT IS MOVING THROUGH THE PANHANDLE AND WILL STALL OVER
SOUTHEAST ALASKA BY FRIDAY. HEAVY RAIN CONTINUES TO FALL OVER THE
NORTHERN PANHANDLE WITH AN ADDITIONAL ONE HALF TO 1.5 INCHES OF RAIN
EXPECTED THROUGH FRIDAY. THE SOUTHERN PANHANDLE WILL SEE UPWARDS OF
2 TO 4 INCHES OF RAINFALL THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT.

AREA RIVERS AND STREAMS WILL CONTINUE TO RISE THROUGH FRIDAY BUT
NONE ARE EXPECTED TO EXCEED BANKFULL AT THIS TIME.

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