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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
1139 AM AKDT SAT JUL 5 2014

AKZ018-019-060000-
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TAIYA INLET AND KLONDIKE HIGHWAY AK-HAINES BOROUGH AND LYNN CANAL AK-
1139 AM AKDT SAT JUL 5 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING DUE TO RAIN HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR THE TAIYA
AND SKAGWAY RIVERS AND CHILKAT RIVER NEAR HAINES...

AT 1130 AM AKDT...THE WATER LEVEL OF THE TAIYA RIVER WAS 16.3 FEET
AND FALLING. THE RIVER CRESTED AT 17.5 FEET ON FRIDAY AFTERNOON.
WATER LEVELS WILL CONTINUE TO FALL OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS.

THE SKAGWAY RIVER CRESTED AT 25.6 FEET FRIDAY AFTERNOON. THE RIVER
LEVEL IS FALLING THIS MORNING WITH THE LATEST READING AT 24.8 FEET
AT 7 AM AKDT THIS MORNING. WATER LEVELS WILL CONTINUE TO FALL OVER
THE NEXT FEW DAYS. THERE WERE REPORTS OF SOME EROSION AND A LOT OF
DEBRIS WITH TREES PILING ON THE KLONDIKE HIGHWAY BRIDGE.

THE CHILKAT RIVER HAS CRESTED LATE THIS MORNING AT AROUND 127.6
FEET. WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO FALL THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE
OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS. AT 10 AM AKDT REPORTS FROM THE RIVER
INDICATED THE WATER STILL HAD ABOUT A FOOT TO GO UP BEFORE COMING
OVER THE BANK.

LAT...LON 5946 13618 5967 13556 5966 13526 5949 13529
      5921 13564

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