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Upper Tanana Valley and the Fortymile Country-
325 PM AKDT Wed Aug 16 2017
The National Weather Service in Fairbanks has extended the
* Flood Advisory for...
Rain and Snowmelt in...
Tetlin Village Road...
* Until 430 PM AKDT Friday
* Flooding continues at mile 5.3 of the Tetlin Village Road with the
road remaining impassible to vehicles. The flooding is caused by
high water on the Tanana River that is flowing into low areas
along the Tetlin Village Road.
* Flood waters remain in the forest along the Alaska Highway from
Milepost 1305 to 1307. Water is flowing freely through the
culverts under the road. There are no impacts to the Alaska
highway at this time.
* Water levels on the Tanana River are falling and floodwaters are
expected to continue to recede this week. It may take many days or
longer for the water to fall low enough to make the Tetlin Road
Residents should use caution while traveling in these areas and
avoid driving into areas where the water is covering the road.
LAT...LON 6333 14266 6328 14266 6325 14264 6323 14260
6322 14260 6322 14262 6323 14265 6323 14273
6327 14277 6328 14277 6332 14276
$$Special Weather Statement
Southeastern Brooks Range-Upper Koyukuk Valley-
Including Arctic Village, Wiseman, Coldfoot, Chandalar DOT Camp,
Iniakuk Lake, Allakaket, Hughes, Bettles, Caribou Mountain,
and Gobblers Knob
604 PM AKDT Wed Aug 16 2017
...Heavy Rain in the upper Koyukuk River Basin...
Up to one inch of rain is expected through Thursday afternoon
over the upper Koyukuk River Basin.
The heaviest rainfall will be over the North Fork of the Koyukuk
River with around one inch. Heavy rainfall is also expected along
the Dalton Highway, and 50 miles east and west of the highway,
from Prospect Creek to Atigun Pass with around three quarters of
an inch of rainfall.
Streams in the area are expected to rise to near bankfull by
Thursday afternoon and remain high through the weekend. The
Koyukuk River will also be rising, but is not expected to rise
significantly at this time.
If you are on or near the streams and rivers in this area, gravel
bars may become submerged with rapidly moving water, and streams
may be come hazardous to cross.
For the latest forecasts go to www.weather.gov/fairbanks