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Flood Advisory

Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
422 PM AKDT Wed Aug 10 2022

Matanuska Valley AK-Susitna Valley AK-
422 PM AKDT Wed Aug 10 2022


* WHAT...Flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues.

* WHERE...Areas along the Lower Little Susitna River.

* WHEN...Until 115 PM AKDT Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Numerous roads and low lying properties were reported to
  be flooded Monday night and Tuesday downstream from the Parks
  Highway Bridge and are expected to be impacted by flood waters
  until tomorrow.

  - At 411 PM AKDT, 5 to 7 inches of rain has fallen since Sunday
    in the Talkeetna Mountains which lead to minor to moderate
    flooding on rivers and streams draining the mountains. Water
    levels have receded below flood stage on most waterways in
    the area with the exception of the Little Susitna River near
    the Parks Highway, which has crested but still remains in
    moderate flood stage. Water levels on the Little Susitna
    River will continue to slowly recede through the rest of the
    week and are forecasted to fall below flood stage (11.0 ft)
    by tomorrow afternoon.

  - For Little Susitna at Houston:
    At 4:00pm Wednesday the stage was 11.95 feet.
    Flood Stage is 11.0 feet.
    River crested at 12.61 feet at midnight Wednesday morning.

  - If you live near or along the Lower Little Susitna River stay
  alert and be prepared to take action.


Stay tuned to further developments by listening to your local radio,
television, or NOAA Weather Radio for further information.

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.


LAT...LON 6167 14984 6169 14917 6161 14941 6158 14981
      6152 15002 6144 15016 6147 15021 6155 15019
      6161 15012 6164 15003



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