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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
550 AM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

AKZ025>029-290100-
JUNEAU BOROUGH AND NORTHERN ADMIRALTY ISLAND-
INNER CHANNELS FROM KUPREANOF ISLAND TO ETOLIN ISLAND-
DIXON ENTRANCE TO CAPE DECISION COASTAL AREA-
SOUTHERN INNER CHANNELS-MISTY FJORDS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JUNEAU...PETERSBURG...WRANGELL...KAKE...
CRAIG...KLAWOCK...KETCHIKAN...METLAKATLA...HYDER
550 AM AKDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN CONTINUING FOR THE SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL
PANHANDLE THROUGH SATURDAY...

A STALLED FRONT CONTINUES TO PROVIDE A FOCUS FOR MODERATE TO HEAVY
RAIN MAINLY OVER THE SOUTHERN PANHANDLE. AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES
WILL FALL IN AREAS FROM PETERSBURG SOUTH. WITH STRONG WINDS
OCCURING TODAY THROUGH THE SOUTHERN INNER CHANNELS IN ADDITION TO
HEAVY RAINFALL...MUDSLIDES ARE POSSIBLE. STREAMS AND RIVERS WILL
CONTINUE TO RISE ACROSS THE SOUTHERN PANHANDLE...BUT AT THIS TIME
NO FLOODING IS EXPECTED.

AMOUNTS ACROSS THE JUNEAU AREA WILL BE MUCH LIGHTER OF BETWEEN 1
AND 2 INCHES. HOWEVER...BASINS ARE MUCH MORE SATURATED OVER THE
NORTH...AND THUS RIVERS AND LAKES MAY APPROACH BANKFUL AT TIMES
THROUGH SATURDAY.

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