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FGAK89 PAFG 022202 RVSAFG AKZ222-040615- HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK 202 PM AKDT TUE SEP 2 2014 ...HIGH RIVER LEVELS ON THE CHATANIKA RIVER THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING... RECENT RAIN WILL PUT GRAVEL BARS UNDER WATER AND BRING INCREASED DEBRIS DOWNRIVER THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY ON THE CHATANIKA RIVER. RIVER LEVELS ARE ON THE RISE AND WILL CREST TONIGHT AROUND MIDNIGHT...THEN BEGIN TO SLOWLY FALL LATE WEDNESDAY. THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN WITHIN ITS BANKS DURING THIS TIME. THE RIVER BASIN RECEIVED FROM ONE TO NEARLY TWO INCHES OF RAIN MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY. $$ JL SEP 14 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- WGAK69 PAFG 022141 FFAAFG FLOOD WATCH NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK 141 PM AKDT TUE SEP 2 2014 AKZ222-022245- /O.CAN.PAFG.FA.A.0007.000000T0000Z-140904T0000Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ MIDDLE TANANA VALLEY- INCLUDING...FAIRBANKS...FORT WAINWRIGHT...EIELSON AFB...ESTER... NORTH POLE...MOOSE CREEK...TWO RIVERS...FOX...CHATANIKA... CHENA HOT SPRINGS...SOURDOUGH CAMP 141 PM AKDT TUE SEP 2 2014 ...FLOOD WATCH IS CANCELLED... THE FLOOD WATCH FOR THE CHATANIKA RIVER HAS BEEN CANCELLED. HIGH WATER IS EXPECTED FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS BUT THE RIVER WILL NOT GO OVERBANK. $$ ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- WGAK89 PAFG 021910 FLSAFG FLOOD ADVISORY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK 1049 AM AKDT TUE SEP 2 2014 AKZ212-216-031015- /O.CON.PAFG.FA.Y.0037.000000T0000Z-140903T1015Z/ /00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ LOWER KOYUKUK AND MIDDLE YUKON VALLEYS-EASTERN NORTON SOUND AND NULATO HILLS- 1049 AM AKDT TUE SEP 2 2014 ...THE FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 215 AM AKDT WEDNESDAY FOR THE NULATO HILLS... AROUND TWO INCHES OF RAIN FELL OVER THE NULATO HILLS FROM THE UNALAKLEET RIVER NORTHWARD ON MONDAY. SOME LOCATIONS ON WEST FACING SLOPES LIKELY RECEIVED MORE THAN TWO INCHES OF RAIN. SMALL STREAMS AND RIVERS DRAINING THE NULATO HILLS FROM THE UNALAKLEET RIVER NORTHWARD ARE RUNNING NEAR BANKFULL. MINOR FLOODING IS LIKELY OCCURRING IN LOW LYING AREAS ALONG SOME STREAMS AND RIVERS. THE HIGH WATER WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE DOWNSTREAM AND WATER LEVELS WILL GRADUALLY FALL THROUGH TONIGHT. HUNTERS AND OTHER TRAVELERS ARE URGED TO MONITOR WATER LEVELS BE PREPARED FOR HIGH WATER AND MINOR FLOODING. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS RIVER OR STREAM FLOWS ARE ELEVATED OR MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT. && LAT...LON 6519 15790 6479 15819 6398 15930 6375 16063 6443 16089 6475 16062 6517 16097 6514 15923 6535 15877 $$ EWP ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- WGAK69 PAFG 021835 FFAAFG URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED FLOOD WATCH NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK 1035 AM AKDT TUE SEP 2 2014 AKZ224-021945- /O.CAN.PAFG.FA.A.0007.000000T0000Z-140904T0000Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ UPPER TANANA VALLEY AND THE FORTYMILE COUNTRY- INCLUDING...TOK...TANACROSS...EAGLE...TETLIN...NORTHWAY...ALCAN... CHICKEN...BOUNDARY 1035 AM AKDT TUE SEP 2 2014 ...FLOOD WATCH IS CANCELLED FOR THE UPPER CHENA RIVER... THE FLOOD WATCH FOR THE UPPER CHENA RIVER HAS BEEN UPGRADED TO A FLOOD WARNING. $$ AKZ222-030000- /O.EXT.PAFG.FA.A.0007.000000T0000Z-140904T0000Z/ /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 1035 AM AKDT TUE SEP 2 2014 ...FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON FOR CHATANIKA RIVER... THE FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR * THE CHATANIKA RIVER. * THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON * ONE TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN FELL OVER THE CHATANIKA RIVER BASIN SINCE MONDAY. THE RAIN HAS NOW ENDED. * RUNOFF FROM THE HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE THE CHATANIKA RIVER TO RISE RAPIDLY TO BANKFULL LEVELS TODAY. MINOR FLOODING IS POSSIBLE IN LOW LYING AREAS THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. 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. && $$ ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- WGAK89 PAFG 021812 FLSAFG FLOOD ADVISORY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK 945 AM AKDT TUE SEP 2 2014 AKZ222-040545- /O.NEW.PAFG.FA.Y.0038.140902T1812Z-140904T0545Z/ /00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ MIDDLE TANANA VALLEY- 945 AM AKDT TUE SEP 2 2014 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FAIRBANKS HAS ISSUED A * FLOOD ADVISORY FOR... THE LITTLE CHENA RIVER... * UNTIL 945 PM AKDT WEDNESDAY * AROUND TWO INCHES OF RAIN FELL ACROSS THE LITTLE CHENA RIVER BASIN SINCE MONDAY AFTERNOON. THE RAIN HAS NOW ENDED. * THE LITTLE CHENA RIVER WILL RISE RAPIDLY TODAY AND CREST AROUND MINOR FLOOD STAGE AT MILE 12 CHENA HOT SPRINGS ROAD WEDNESDAY MORNING. WATER IS EXPECTED TO FLOW OVER THE LOWER RIVERBANKS AND FLOOD SOME LOW LYING AREAS. * AS OF 10 AM...THE LITTLE CHENA RIVER GAUGE AT MILE 12 CHENA HOT SPRINGS ROAD IS REPORTING A STAGE OF 16.9 FEET AND FLOOD STAGE IS 25.0 FEET. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS RIVER OR STREAM FLOWS ARE ELEVATED AND MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED AREAS AND FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES. && LAT...LON 6516 14667 6517 14651 6508 14649 6499 14674 6494 14707 6488 14722 6490 14728 6500 14737 6509 14724 6516 14692 $$ EWP ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- WGAK49 PAFG 021739 FLWAFG BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED FLOOD WARNING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK 845 AM AKDT TUE SEP 2 2014 AKZ222-224-050445- /O.NEW.PAFG.FA.W.0016.140902T1739Z-140905T0445Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ MIDDLE TANANA VALLEY-UPPER TANANA VALLEY AND THE FORTYMILE COUNTRY- 845 AM AKDT TUE SEP 2 2014 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FAIRBANKS HAS ISSUED A * FLOOD WARNING FOR... THE UPPER CHENA RIVER BASIN... * UNTIL 845 PM AKDT THURSDAY * OVER TWO INCHES OF RAIN FELL ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE CHENA RIVER BASIN SINCE MONDAY AFTERNOON. AN ADDITIONAL QUARTER INCH OF RAIN IS POSSIBLE IN THE UPPER CHENA BASIN BEFORE THE RAIN TAPERS OFF TODAY. * THE CHENA RIVER AND ITS TRIBUTARIES UPSTREAM OF THE MOOSE CREEK DAM WILL RISE RAPIDLY ABOVE FLOOD STAGE THROUGH WEDNESDAY. THE CHENA RIVER AT THE GRANITE TORS CAMPGROUND IS FORECAST TO REACH FLOOD STAGE THIS EVENING AND CREST WEDNESDAY MORNING. THIS CREST WILL MOVE DOWNRIVER AND IS EXPECTED TO REACH THE MOOSE CREEK DAM ON THURSDAY. * UP TO A FOOT OF WATER WILL LIKELY FLOW OVER MILEPOST 36.9 CHENA HOT SPRINGS ROAD ON WEDNESDAY MORNING AND THE ROAD MAY BECOME IMPASSABLE FOR SOME VEHICLES. WATER WILL ALSO INUNDATE A PORTION OF THE GRANITE TORS CAMPGROUND PARKING LOT...THE STILES CREEK SHOOTING RANGE...AND OTHER AREAS NEAR THE CHENA RIVER. IN ADDITION...ALL GRAVEL BARS WILL WILL BE FLOODED AND INCREASED DEBRIS WILL BE IN THE RIVER. THE CHENA RIVER DOWNSTREAM OF THE MOOSE CREEK DAM WILL RISE TO NEAR BANKFULL BUT FLOODING WILL NOT OCCUR IN FAIRBANKS. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR HAS BEEN REPORTED. ALL INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS IMMEDIATELY. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN. && LAT...LON 6526 14615 6515 14566 6502 14569 6513 14492 6503 14478 6471 14604 6464 14657 6476 14719 6481 14722 6494 14700 6500 14656 $$ EWP ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- WGAK69 PAFG 021242 FFAAFG FLOOD WATCH NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK 442 AM AKDT TUE SEP 2 2014 AKZ222-030000- /O.CON.PAFG.FA.A.0007.140902T1400Z-140905T0000Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ MIDDLE TANANA VALLEY- INCLUDING...FAIRBANKS...FORT WAINWRIGHT...EIELSON AFB...ESTER... NORTH POLE...MOOSE CREEK...TWO RIVERS...FOX...CHATANIKA... CHENA HOT SPRINGS...SOURDOUGH CAMP 442 AM AKDT TUE SEP 2 2014 ...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON FOR THE CHENA AND CHATANIKA RIVER BASINS... THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR * THE CHENA...LITTLE CHENA...AND CHATANIKA RIVER BASINS. * THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON * ONE TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN WILL FALL OVER THE CHENA...LITTLE CHENA...AND CHATANIKA RIVER BASINS THROUGH TUESDAY. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE ALONG WEST FACING SLOPES. * RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE THE CHENA...LITTLE CHENA...AND CHATANIKA RIVERS TO RISE RAPIDLY TO BANKFULL LEVELS. FLOODING IS POSSIBLE IN LOW LYING AREAS TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY. GRAVEL BARS WILL BE FLOODED AND INCREASED DEBRIS WILL BE MOVING DOWN THESE RIVERS. WATER MAY ALSO FLOOD MILEPOST 36.9 CHENA HOT SPRINGS ROAD AND OTHER AREAS OF THE CHENA RIVER RECREATION AREA. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... YOU SHOULD MONITOR FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE FLOOD WARNINGS. HUNTERS...CAMPERS...AND OTHERS IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP. A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON CURRENT FORECASTS. && $$ AKZ224-030000- /O.CON.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 442 AM AKDT TUE SEP 2 2014 ...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON FOR THE UPPER CHENA RIVER... THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR * THE UPPER CHENA RIVER BASIN. * 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. && $$ ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- FGAK89 PAFG 020111 RVSAFG AKZ216-221-227-030000- HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK 511 PM AKDT MON SEP 1 2014 ...HIGH WATER LEVELS ON RIVERS AND STREAMS THIS WEEK... HUNTERS...CAMPERS...AND OTHERS ALONG RIVERS AND STREAMS IN THE CENTRAL AND WESTERN INTERIOR SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR HIGH WATER LEVELS THIS WEEK. RIVERS AND STREAMS IN THIS AREA WILL RISE SHARPLY TONIGHT AND TUESDAY DUE TO RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL. SOME LOCATIONS WILL REACH BANKFULL LEVELS BUT FLOODING IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. LARGER RIVERS SUCH AS THE YUKON AND KUSKOKWIM RIVERS WILL RISE THIS WEEK BUT ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN BELOW BANKFULL. STREAMS AND SMALLER RIVERS WILL BE MORE PRONE TO HIGH WATER LEVELS. ONE TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN WILL FALL BEFORE THE RAIN TAPERS OFF ON TUESDAY. LOCALLY HIGHER RAINFALL AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE IN THE KUSKOKWIM MOUNTAINS. IN THE ALASKA RANGE...SNOW IS EXPECTED ABOVE 3000 FEET AND WILL DIMINISH THE VOLUME OF RUNOFF. $$ EWP ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- WGAK69 PAFG 020031 FFAAFG URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED 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. && $$ AKZ224-021400- /O.NEW.PAFG.FA.A.0007.140902T1400Z-140904T0000Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ UPPER TANANA VALLEY AND THE FORTYMILE COUNTRY- INCLUDING...TOK...TANACROSS...EAGLE...TETLIN...NORTHWAY...ALCAN... CHICKEN...BOUNDARY 431 PM AKDT MON SEP 1 2014 ...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON FOR THE UPPER CHENA RIVER... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FAIRBANKS HAS ISSUED A * FLOOD WATCH FOR THE UPPER CHENA RIVER BASIN. * FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON * ONE TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN WILL FALL OVER THE UPPER CHENA RIVER BASIN THROUGH TUESDAY. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE ALONG WEST FACING SLOPES. * RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE THE UPPER CHENA RIVER TO RISE RAPIDLY TO BANKFULL LEVELS. FLOODING IS POSSIBLE IN LOW LYING AREAS TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. GRAVEL BARS WILL BE FLOODED AND INCREASED DEBRIS WILL BE MOVING DOWN THE RIVER. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... YOU SHOULD MONITOR FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE FLOOD WARNINGS. HUNTERS...CAMPERS...AND OTHERS IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP. A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON CURRENT FORECASTS. && $$ LTH/EWP ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- WGAK89 PAFG 012348 CCA FLSAFG FLOOD ADVISORY...CORRECTED NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK 208 PM AKDT MON SEP 1 2014 AKZ212-216-031015- /O.COR.PAFG.FA.Y.0037.140901T2231Z-140903T1015Z/ /00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ LOWER KOYUKUK AND MIDDLE YUKON VALLEYS-EASTERN NORTON SOUND AND NULATO HILLS- 208 PM AKDT MON SEP 1 2014 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FAIRBANKS HAS ISSUED A * FLOOD ADVISORY FOR... RIVERS AND STREAMS IN THE NULATO HILLS... * UNTIL 215 AM AKDT WEDNESDAY * ONE TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN WILL FALL OVER THE NULATO HILLS FROM THE UNALAKLEET RIVER NORTHWARD THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. SOME LOCATIONS ON WEST FACING SLOPES WILL LIKELY RECEIVE MORE THAN TWO INCHES OF RAIN. * SMALL STREAMS AND RIVERS DRAINING THE NULATO HILLS FROM THE UNALAKLEET RIVER NORTHWARD WILL EXPERIENCE RAPID RISES TONIGHT AND TUESDAY. MOST RIVERS WILL BE BANKFULL AND MINOR FLOODING WILL OCCUR IN SOME LOW LYING AREAS. * HUNTERS AND OTHER TRAVELERS ARE URGED TO MONITOR WATER LEVELS BE PREPARED FOR HIGH WATER AND MINOR FLOODING. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS RIVER OR STREAM FLOWS ARE ELEVATED IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED AREAS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES. && LAT...LON 6519 15790 6479 15819 6398 15930 6375 16063 6443 16089 6475 16062 6517 16097 6514 15923 6535 15877 $$ EWP ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- WGAK89 PAFG 012231 FLSAFG FLOOD ADVISORY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK 208 PM AKDT MON SEP 1 2014 AKZ212-216-031015- /O.NEW.PAFG.FA.Y.0037.140901T2231Z-140903T1015Z/ /00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ LOWER KOYUKUK AND MIDDLE YUKON VALLEYS-EASTERN NORTON SOUND AND NULATO HILLS- 208 PM AKDT MON SEP 1 2014 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FAIRBANKS HAS ISSUED A * FLOOD ADVISORY FOR... RIVERS AND STREAMS DRAINING THE NULATO HILLS... * UNTIL 215 AM AKDT WEDNESDAY * ONE TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN WILL FALL OVER THE NULATO HILLS FROM THE UNALAKLEET RIVER NORTHWARD THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. SOME LOCATIONS ON WEST FACING SLOPES WILL LIKELY RECEIVE MORE THAN TWO INCHES OF RAIN. * SMALL STREAMS AND RIVERS DRAINING THE NULATO HILLS FROM THE UNALAKLEET RIVER NORTHWARD WILL EXPERIENCE RAPID RISES TONIGHT AND TUESDAY. MOST RIVERS WILL BE BANKFULL AND MINOR FLOODING WILL OCCUR IN SOME LOW LYING AREAS. * HUNTERS AND OTHER TRAVELERS ARE URGED TO MONITOR WATER LEVELS BE PREPARED FOR HIGH WATER AND MINOR FLOODING. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS RIVER OR STREAM FLOWS ARE ELEVATED IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED AREAS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES. && LAT...LON 6519 15790 6479 15819 6398 15930 6375 16063 6443 16089 6475 16062 6517 16097 6514 15923 6535 15877 $$ EWP ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- FGAK89 PAFG 010651 RVSAFG AKZ221>223-225-227-020000- HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK 1051 PM AKDT SUN AUG 31 2014 ...SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL AND HIGH RIVER LEVELS THIS WEEK... HEAVY RAINFALL IS EXPECTED OVER THE CENTRAL AND WESTERN INTERIOR MONDAY AND TUESDAY AS A STRONG WEATHER SYSTEM SWEEPS EAST ACROSS NORTHERN ALASKA. A WIDESPREAD SWATH OF RAINFALL TOTALING 1 INCH OR MORE IS FORECAST FROM THE NULATO HILLS EAST TO THE FAIRBANKS AREA...AND ALONG THE ALASKA RANGE. THE HEAVIEST RAIN WILL FALL FROM DENALI NATIONAL PARK TO FAIRBANKS WHERE 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN IS LIKELY. SOME LOCATIONS IN THE ALASKA RANGE MAY SEE RAINFALL IN EXCESS OF 2 INCHES. RIVERS AND STREAMS IN THE INTERIOR WILL RISE SHARPLY ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY DUE TO RUNOFF FROM THE RAINFALL. THE CHENA...LITTLE CHENA...AND CHATANIKA RIVERS ARE EXPECTED TO RISE TO BANKFULL LEVELS. RIVERS WILL ALSO RISE RAPIDLY IN DENALI NATIONAL PARK AND THE WESTERN ALASKA RANGE...AND SOME SMALL STREAMS AND RIVERS MAY FLOW OVERBANK IN LOW LYING AREAS. IN ADDITION...THE HEAVY RAIN MAY CAUSE ROCK AND MUDSLIDES IN AREAS OF STEEP TERRAIN. $$ EWP ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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