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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
431 PM AKDT MON SEP 1 2014

AKZ222-021400-
/O.NEW.PAFG.FA.A.0007.140902T1400Z-140905T0000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
MIDDLE TANANA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...FAIRBANKS...FORT WAINWRIGHT...EIELSON AFB...ESTER...
NORTH POLE...MOOSE CREEK...TWO RIVERS...FOX...CHATANIKA...
CHENA HOT SPRINGS...SOURDOUGH CAMP
431 PM AKDT MON SEP 1 2014

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON FOR THE CHENA AND CHATANIKA RIVER BASINS...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FAIRBANKS HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WATCH FOR THE CHENA...LITTLE CHENA...AND CHATANIKA RIVER
  BASINS.

* FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON

* ONE TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN WILL FALL OVER THE CHENA...LITTLE
  CHENA...AND CHATANIKA RIVER BASINS THROUGH TUESDAY. LOCALLY
  HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE ALONG WEST FACING SLOPES.

* RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE THE CHENA...LITTLE
  CHENA...AND CHATANIKA RIVERS TO RISE RAPIDLY TO BANKFULL LEVELS.
  FLOODING IS POSSIBLE IN LOW LYING AREAS TUESDAY THROUGH
  THURSDAY. GRAVEL BARS WILL BE FLOODED AND INCREASED DEBRIS WILL
  BE MOVING DOWN THESE RIVERS. WATER MAY ALSO FLOOD MILEPOST 36.9
  CHENA HOT SPRINGS ROAD AND OTHER AREAS OF THE CHENA RIVER
  RECREATION AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

YOU SHOULD MONITOR FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE FLOOD
WARNINGS. HUNTERS...CAMPERS...AND OTHERS IN AREAS PRONE TO
FLOODING SHOULD BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING
DEVELOP.

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

&&

$$

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
431 PM AKDT MON SEP 1 2014

AKZ224-021400-
/O.NEW.PAFG.FA.A.0007.140902T1400Z-140904T0000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
UPPER TANANA VALLEY AND THE FORTYMILE COUNTRY-
INCLUDING...TOK...TANACROSS...EAGLE...TETLIN...NORTHWAY...ALCAN...
CHICKEN...BOUNDARY
431 PM AKDT MON SEP 1 2014

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON FOR THE UPPER CHENA RIVER...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FAIRBANKS HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WATCH FOR THE UPPER CHENA RIVER BASIN.

* FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON

* ONE TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN WILL FALL OVER THE UPPER CHENA RIVER
  BASIN THROUGH TUESDAY. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE ALONG
  WEST FACING SLOPES.

* RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE THE UPPER CHENA RIVER TO
  RISE RAPIDLY TO BANKFULL LEVELS. FLOODING IS POSSIBLE IN LOW
  LYING AREAS TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. GRAVEL BARS WILL BE
  FLOODED AND INCREASED DEBRIS WILL BE MOVING DOWN THE RIVER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

YOU SHOULD MONITOR FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE FLOOD
WARNINGS. HUNTERS...CAMPERS...AND OTHERS IN AREAS PRONE TO
FLOODING SHOULD BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING
DEVELOP.

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

&&

$$

LTH/EWP

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