Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
1136 AM AKDT SAT JUL 30 2016

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MIDDLE TANANA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...FAIRBANKS...FORT WAINWRIGHT...EIELSON AFB...ESTER...
NORTH POLE...MOOSE CREEK...TWO RIVERS...FOX...CHATANIKA...
CHENA HOT SPRINGS...SOURDOUGH CAMP
1136 AM AKDT SAT JUL 30 2016

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* CHENA...LITTLE CHENA AND CHATANIKA RIVERS.

* THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

* BETWEEN ONE AND TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN OVER THE CHENA AND
  CHATANIKA BASINS THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING. AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO
  1.5 INCHES OF RAINFALL IS EXPECTED OVER THE UPPER CHENA AND
  CHATANIKA BASINS THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...WITH SLIGHTLY LESSER
  AMOUNTS OVER THE LOWER PART OF THE BASINS. THIS RAIN IS FALLING
  ON SOILS SATURATED FROM RECENT HEAVY RAINFALLS.

* RAPID RISES WILL OCCUR IN THE HEADWATERS OF LOCAL STREAMS AND
  RIVERS BEGINNING TODAY WITH AREAS DOWNSTREAM RISING THROUGH THE
  WEEKEND.

* EXPECT THE UPPER CHENA RIVER NEAR TWO RIVERS TO BE AT 19.5 FT AT
  MINOR FLOOD STAGE BY SATURDAY NIGHT AND DOWNSTREAM AT MOOSE
  CREEK DAM TO BE AT 24.5 FT AT MINOR FLOOD STAGE BY SUNDAY
  EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE
FLOOD ADVISORIES OR WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO
FLOODING SHOULD BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING
DEVELOP.

&&

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