River Statement
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
1214 PM AKDT TUE AUG 5 2014

...HIGH WATER ON FAIRBANKS AREA RIVERS THIS WEEK....

A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IN THE GULF OF ALASKA HAS SPREAD MORE RAIN
ACROSS THE CENTRAL INTERIOR. THE HEAVIEST RAIN HAS FALLEN IN THE
LITTLE CHENA AND CHATANIKA RIVER BASINS. AS OF TUESDAY
MORNING...SOME LOCATIONS IN THIS AREA RECEIVED OVER 1.5 INCHES OF
RAIN. AN ADDITIONAL HALF INCH OF RAIN IS LIKELY IN THE LITTLE
CHENA RIVER AND CHATANIKA RIVER BASIN BEFORE THE RAIN TAPERS OFF
ON TONIGHT.

WATER LEVELS WILL RISE TO BANKFULL ON THE LITTLE CHENA RIVER AND
CHATANIKA RIVER TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY. IT IS POSSIBLE THE LITTLE
CHENA RIVER MAY FLOW OVERBANK IN SOME LOW LYING LOCATIONS ON
WEDNESDAY. ELSEWHERE AROUND FAIRBANKS...RAINFALL AMOUNTS WERE
LIGHTER IN THE MAIN CHENA RIVER BASIN BUT THE RIVER IS STILL EXPECTED
TO RISE TO BANKFULL IN SOME LOCATIONS AS WELL.

$$

EWP



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