Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Anchorage, AK

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WGAK88 PAFC 161541
FLSAFC

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
732 AM AKDT TUE SEP 16 2014

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SOUTHEAST PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-
732 AM AKDT TUE SEP 16 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ANCHORAGE HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  THE CORDOVA AREA...

* UNTIL 730 PM AKDT TUESDAY

* RECENT HEAVY RAINFALL HAS RESULTED IN WATER RISING ABOVE FLOOD
  STAGE IN EYAK LAKE AND ON THE EYAK RIVER WITH WATER FLOWING OVER
  POWER CREEK ROAD. WATER LEVELS ARE NOW SLOWLY RECEDING IN EYAK
  LAKE WITH THE EYAK RIVER NOW BELOW MINOR FLOOD STAGE. FLOOD WATER
  HAS INUNDATED A PORTION OF THE COPPER RIVER HIGHWAY AT MILE 14
  JUST WEST OF SHERIDAN CREEK AND AT ABOUT MILE 23 NEAR SALMON
  CREEK. FLOOD LEVELS AT EYAK LAKE ARE EXPECTED TO FALL BELOW FLOOD
  STAGE LATER THIS AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS RIVER OR STREAM FLOWS ARE ELEVATED...OR
PONDING OF WATER 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 6048 14494 6041 14520 6035 14519 6036 14505
      6032 14516 6044 14553 6039 14563 6047 14570
      6047 14594 6053 14578 6058 14585 6059 14569
      6069 14567 6056 14490

$$

CB


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