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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
340 PM AKDT THU JUL 2 2015

AKZ025-030800-
JUNEAU BOROUGH AND NORTHERN ADMIRALTY ISLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...JUNEAU
340 PM AKDT THU JUL 2 2015

...TAKU RIVER HAS CRESTED...

THE INFLUX OF WATER FROM THE GLACIER DAMMED LAKE...LAKE NO LAKE
HAS TAPERED OFF AND THE TAKU RIVER HAS CRESTED. WATER TEMPERATURES
HAVE STARTED TO WARM ALSO INDICATING THE COLD WATER INFLOW HAS
ENDED. THE TAKU RIVER CRESTED AT 42.1 FEET AT 1230 PM THURSDAY.
FLOOD STAGE ON THE TAKU RIVER IS 43.0 FEET.

THE RIVER LEVEL IS EXPECT TO DROP QUICKLY TO 38.0 FEET BY LATE THURSDAY
EVENING...THIS WILL BE 5 FEET BELOW FLOOD STAGE.

WITH THE LEVEL OF THE CREST JUST EXCEEDING BANKFULL LEVELS NO
REPORTS OF FLOODING ARE EXPECTED.

THIS WILL BE THE FINAL STATEMENT FOR THIS EVENT.

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AKZ018-030800-
TAIYA INLET AND KLONDIKE HIGHWAY-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...SKAGWAY
340 PM AKDT THU JUL 2 2015

...TAIYA RIVER NEAR SKAGWAY WILL APPROACH MINOR FLOOD STAGE
THURSDAY NIGHT...

RECENT RAINFALL HAS RESULTED IN RISING WATER LEVELS FOR THE TAIYA
RIVER. AT 4 PM AKDT THURSDAY...THE RIVER LEVEL WAS 16.1 FEET...AND
IS FORECAST TO CONTINUE RISING DURING THURSDAY NIGHT...EVENTUALLY
REACHING A CREST NEAR 16.5 FEET EARLY FRIDAY MORNING. THE PRIMARY
IMPACT FROM THE RISING RIVER WILL BE MINOR WATER INUNDATION ALONG
THE CHILKOOT TRAIL.

THE NEXT STATEMENT FOR THIS EVENT WILL BE ISSUED BY 12 AM AKDT
FRIDAY OR SOONER.

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