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Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Juneau AK
510 AM AKST Fri Jan 21 2022

AKZ020-021-023>025-220215-
/O.CON.PAJK.FA.A.0003.000000T0000Z-220123T0900Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Glacier Bay-Eastern Chichagof Island-Cape Decision to Salisbury
Sound Coastal Area-Eastern Baranof Island and Southern Admiralty
Island-Juneau Borough and Northern Admiralty Island-
Including the cities of Port Alexander, Angoon, Gustavus, Sitka,
Juneau, and Hoonah
510 AM AKST Fri Jan 21 2022

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

* WHAT...Flooding caused by rain and snowmelt continues to be
  possible.

* WHERE...The following areas, central inner channels, eastern gulf
  coast and norther inner channels. This includes the cities of
  Gustavus, Hoonah, Sitka, Port Alexander, Angoon, And Juneau.

* WHEN...Through Saturday evening.

* IMPACTS...Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers,
  creeks, streams, other low-lying areas and flood-prone locations.
  Flooding may occur in poor drainage areas and extensive street
  flooding is possible.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
  - Rainfall totals of 4 to 6 inches are possible along with
    freezing levels rising to 2500 to 3500 feet. Periods of
    heaviest rainfall will be from Friday afternoon through early
    Saturday morning. Flows in small creeks may increase quickly
    and reach impactful levels.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible Flood
Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared
to take action should flooding develop.

Persons living along streams should stay alert and be prepared to
take action if a warning or advisory is issued, or flooding is
observed.

&&

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