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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Juneau AK
553 AM AKDT Sat Aug 12 2017

Cape Fairweather to Cape Suckling Coastal Area-Glacier Bay-
Salisbury Sound to Cape Fairweather Coastal Area-
Cape Decision to Salisbury Sound Coastal Area-
Eastern Baranof Island and Southern Admiralty Island-
Dixon Entrance to Cape Decision Coastal Area-
Southern Inner Channels-
Including the cities of Yakutat, Gustavus, Elfin Cove, Pelican,
Sitka, Port Alexander, Angoon, Craig, Klawock, Ketchikan,
and Metlakatla
553 AM AKDT Sat Aug 12 2017


A weather front has begun to come onshore with the main rain bands
just starting to reach the eastern gulf coast this morning. Rain
has been ongoing in Yakutat overnight and will spread east through
the day. Periods of heavy rain are expected with total rainfall
amounts between 1 and 2.5 inches possible through Saturday Night.
Heaviest rain will occur over the southern Panhandle Saturday.
Rising water levels along small rivers and streams is possible,
however, flooding is not expected at this time. We will continue
to monitor this developing weather system.


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