Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Anchorage, AK

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
637 AM AKDT THU SEP 3 2015

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WESTERN KENAI PENINSULA-
637 AM AKDT THU SEP 3 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ANCHORAGE HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  THE KENAI RIVER FROM KENAI LAKE TO SKILAK LAKE

* UNTIL 645 PM AKDT FRIDAY

* THE SNOW GLACIER-DAMMED LAKE IN THE KENAI MOUNTAINS HAS RELEASED
  AND IS SENDING ADDITIONAL WATER INTO KENAI LAKE AND THE KENAI
  RIVER. WATER LEVELS ON THE KENAI RIVER AT COOPER LANDING ARE
  APPROACHING 12.5 FT THIS MORNING AND CONTINUING TO RISE. MINOR
  FLOOD STAGE IS AT 13.0 FT AND IS EXPECTED TO BE REACHED AROUND
  MIDDAY THURSDAY. A CREST AROUND 13.5 FT IS NOW EXPECTED BY 10 AM
  AKDT FRIDAY.

* IMPACTS: WATER LEVELS ALONG THE KENAI RIVER UPSTREAM OF SKILAK
  LAKE ARE EXPECTED TO BE AT OR ABOVE BANK FULL WITH LOW-LYING AREAS
  LIKELY FLOODED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS RIVER OR STREAM FLOWS ARE ELEVATED...OR
PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN OR OTHER AREAS IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT.
DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.
IT TAKES ONLY A FEW INCHES OF SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES
AWAY.

&&

LAT...LON 6051 14981 6046 14979 6046 15010 6042 15015
      6044 15021 6051 15012

$$

DIXON


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