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Flood Advisory

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
1158 AM AKDT FRI JUL 29 2016

AKZ210>212-216-310800-
/O.NEW.PAFG.FA.Y.0010.160729T2009Z-160731T0800Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
SOUTHERN SEWARD PENINSULA COAST-LOWER KOYUKUK AND MIDDLE YUKON
VALLEYS-NORTHERN AND INTERIOR SEWARD PENINSULA-EASTERN NORTON SOUND
AND NULATO HILLS-
1158 AM AKDT FRI JUL 29 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FAIRBANKS HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  SOUTHERN SEWARD PENINSULA AND NULATO HILLS...

* UNTIL MIDNIGHT AKDT SUNDAY

* HEAVY RAINFALL IS BEGINNING TO FALL IN THE SOUTHERN SEWARD
  PENINSULA AND NULATO HILLS AND WILL CONTINUE TO THROUGH MIDDAY ON
  SATURDAY. RAINFALL AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED TO BE 1 AND 2 INCHES WITH
  LOCALLY HEAVIER RAINFALL AMOUNTS. THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL IS
  EXPECTED TO BE EAST OF NOME ON THE SEWARD PENINSULA AND IN THE
  NULATO HILLS. RAPID RISES IN SMALL STREAM ARE EXPECTED TODAY WITH
  THE LARGER RIVERS IN THE AREA...INCLUDING THE NIUKLUK AND KOYUK
  RIVERS...RISING TO NEAR BANKFULL LEVELS ON SATURDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS
OR TRAILS.

TO REPORT FLOODING...HAVE THE NEAREST VILLAGE POLICE OFFICER AND
RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE.

A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS RIVER OR STREAM FLOWS ARE ELEVATED...OR
PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN OR OTHER AREAS IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT.
DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.
IT TAKES ONLY A FEW INCHES OF SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES
AWAY.

&&

LAT...LON 6350 16104 6387 16074 6451 16129 6450 16101
      6469 16077 6493 16114 6469 16217 6433 16280
      6465 16315 6464 16323 6458 16334 6448 16302
      6440 16314 6467 16408 6515 16461 6544 16316
      6538 16090 6569 15772 6483 15815 6345 16051

$$

MAK




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