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FGAK89 PAFG 232354 RVSAFG AKZ218-225-226-250200- HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK 354 PM AKDT WED JUL 23 2014 ...HIGH WATER ON SMALL STREAMS AND TRIBUTARIES IN THE ALASKA RANGE FROM THE RICHARDSON HIGHWAY WEST INCLUDING DENALI PARK THROUGH FRIDAY... ...HIGH WATER LEVELS ON SMALL STREAMS AND TRIBUTARIES IN THE SOUTHERN SLOPES OF THE EASTERN BROOKS RANGE THROUGH FRIDAY... RECENT RAINFALL IN THE CENTRAL AND WESTERN PARTS OF THE ALASKA RANGE INCLUDING DENALI PARK HAS RESULTED IN WATER LEVELS ON SMALL STREAMS REMAINING STEADY WITH A RISE IN THE LEVELS OF SMALLER TRIBUTARIES. CONTINUED RAINFALL AND RESULTING RUNOFF THROUGH FRIDAY WILL KEEP WATER LEVELS ON SMALL STREAMS AND SMALLER TRIBUTARIES HIGH. NO SIGNIFICANT FLOODING OF RIVERS AND TRIBUTARIES IS EXPECTED IN THE CENTRAL AND WESTERN ALASKA RANGE INCLUDING DENALI PARK. HEAVY RAINFALL IN THE SOUTHERN SLOPES OF THE EASTERN BROOKS RANGE...INCLUDING THE UPPER PORCUPINE RIVER BASIN... HAS CAUSED WATER LEVELS TO REMAIN STEADY WITH A RISE IN SMALLER TRIBUTARIES. CONTINUED RAINFALL AND RESULTING RUNOFF THROUGH FRIDAY WILL KEEP WATER LEVELS ON SMALL STREAMS AND SMALLER TRIBUTARIES HIGH. NO SIGNIFICANT FLOODING IS EXPECTED ON RIVERS AND TRIBUTARIES IN THE SOUTHERN SLOPES OF THE EASTERN BROOKS RANGE. $$ ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- FGAK89 PAFG 232149 RVSAFG AKZ218-225-226-250000- HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK 149 PM AKDT WED JUL 23 2014 LOCATION: ALASKA RANGE FROM THE RICHARDSON HIGHWAY WEST....INCLUDING DENALI. EXPIRATION TIME: 6PM FRIDAY JULY 25. PRIMARY CAUSE: RAINFALL RECENT RAINFALL IN THE IN THE CENTRAL TO WESTERN ALASKA RANGE...INCLUDING DENALI HAS CAUSED WATER LEVELS TO REMAIN STEADY WITH A RISE IN SMALLER TRIBUTARIES. CONTINUED PRECIPITATION AND RESULTING RUNOFF INTO FRIDAY WILL KEEP LOCAL RIVER AND SMALLER TRIBUTARY WATER LEVELS HIGH. AT THIS TIME NO SIGNIFICANT FLOODING OF RIVERS AND TRIBUTARIES IS NOT EXPECTED IN THE CENTRAL ALASKA RANGE...INCLUDING DENALI. EXPECTED IMPACTS: RESIDENTS IN THE CENTRAL ALASKA RANGE FROM THE RICHARDSON HIGHWAY WEST...INCLUDING DENALI. RESIDENTS SHOULD TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTIONS TO PROTECT PROPERTY. LOCATION: THE SOUTHERN SLOPES OF THE EASTERN BROOKS RANGE. EXPIRATION TIME: 6PM FRIDAY JULY 25. PRIMARY CAUSE: RAINFALL RECENT RAINFALL IN THE IN THE SOUTHERN SLOPES OF THE EASTERN BROOKS RANGE...INCLUDING THE UPPER PORCUPINE BASIN HAS CAUSED WATER LEVELS TO REMAIN STEADY WITH A RISE IN SMALLER TRIBUTARIES. CONTINUED PRECIPITATION AND RESULTING RUNOFF INTO FRIDAY WILL KEEP LOCAL RIVER AND SMALLER TRIBUTARY WATER LEVELS HIGH. AT THIS TIME NO SIGNIFICANT FLOODING OF RIVERS AND TRIBUTARIES IS NOT EXPECTED IN THE SOUTHERN SLOPES OF THE EASTERN BROOKS RANGE... INCLUDING THE PORCUPINE BASIN. EXPECTED IMPACTS: RESIDENTS IN THE PORCUPINE BASIN SHOULD MONITOR RIVER CONDITIONS AS RIVER LEVELS RISE. RESIDENTS SHOULD TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTIONS TO PROTECT PROPERTY. THE SITUATION WILL BE MONITORED WITH FOLLOWUP MESSAGES IF CONDITIONS CHANGE. $$ ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- FGAK89 PAFG 222134 RVSAFG AKZ205-206-216>219-232015- HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK 134 PM AKDT TUE JUL 22 2014 ...WATER LEVELS RISING ON SMALL STREAMS AND RIVERS OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS... PERIODS OF RAIN WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY OVER THE CENTRAL BROOKS RANGE. STORM TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS FROM 0.50 TO 1.50 INCHES ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THURSDAY. RUNOFF FROM THE RAIN WILL CAUSE SMALL STREAMS AND RIVERS TO RISE RAPIDLY AN CONTINUE TO RUN HIGH THROUGH FRIDAY. BOATS AND OTHER BELONGINGS SHOULD BE MOVED TO HIGHER LOCATIONS ABOVE THE BANK. $$ CCC ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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