Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Anchorage, AK

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
443 PM AKDT MON SEP 22 2014

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COPPER RIVER BASIN-
443 PM AKDT MON SEP 22 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ANCHORAGE HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  TAZLINA LAKE AND THE TAZLINA RIVER NEAR GLENNALLEN...

* UNTIL 445 PM AKDT THURSDAY

* A GLACIER DAMMED LAKE ON THE EITHER THE TAZLINA OR NELCHINA
  GLACIER IS LIKELY RELEASING. THE TAZLINA RIVER HAS BEEN RISING
  STEADILY OVER THE PAST 24 HOURS. AS OF 430 PM MONDAY IT WAS AT A
  STAGE OF 28.30 FEET...JUST BELOW THE BANKFULL STAGE OF 28.5 FEET.
  THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO RISE AND IS EXPECTED TO CREST EARLY
  WEDNESDAY MORNING NEAR MINOR FLOOD STAGE OF 31 FEET.

EXPECTED IMPACTS: RAPID RISES IN WATER LEVELS ARE POSSIBLE ON
TAZLINA LAKE AND THE RIVER DOWNSTREAM OF TAZLINA LAKE INCLUDING THE
AREA AROUND THE RICHARDSON HIGHWAY BRIDGE. ALL PERSONS WITH
INTERESTS NEAR THE RIVER SHOULD MONITOR THE WATER LEVELS OVER THE
NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TO REPORT FLOODING...HAVE THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY RELAY
YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE.

A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS RIVER OR STREAM FLOWS ARE ELEVATED. 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 6208 14540 6203 14538 6205 14588 6192 14637
      6183 14658 6196 14667 6208 14616 6210 14572

$$

DIXON



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