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Flood Warning

Flood Warning
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
1227 PM AKDT Mon Sep 25 2017

AKZ121-125-270830-
/O.NEW.PAFC.FA.W.0002.170925T2041Z-170927T0830Z/
/00000.0.GO.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Western Prince William Sound-Western Kenai Peninsula-
1227 PM AKDT Mon Sep 25 2017

The National Weather Service in Anchorage has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
  A Glacier-Dammed Lake Outburst in...
Kenai Lake and Kenai River from Cooper Landing to Skilak Lake

* Until 1230 AM AKDT Wednesday

* The Snow glacier dammed lake release has finished with water
  levels on the Snow River dropping below flood stage over the
  weekend. Kenai Lake water levels crested yesterday and will
  continue to slowly fall this week.  Water levels on the Kenai
  River at Cooper Landing and areas upstream from Skilak Lake have
  crested, but remain above minor flood stage. Water levels on Kenai
  Lake and the upper Kenai River will continue to slowly fall
  through the week. This slug of high water will work its way down
  river this week with water levels at Skilak Lake and downstream
  along the lower Kenai River at Kenai Keys expected to be at or
  near bankfull.

EXPECTED IMPACTS: Low-lying areas adjacent to Kenai Lake and the
Kenai River down to Skilak Lake may continue to experience minor
flooding.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Primrose
Campground, Kenai Lake and the Upper Kenai River between Cooper
Landing and Skilak Lake.


LAT...LON 6041 14933 6034 14932 6031 14931 6031 14940
      6036 14942 6036 14964 6047 14981 6047 15008
      6044 15013 6038 15011 6038 15043 6044 15057
      6049 15051 6045 15019 6050 15013 6049 14972
      6041 14959

$$

BClay




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