Fairbanks North Star County, Alaska
To view the watches and warnings information that we have available you will need to select your city, county, or state first.
Enter City, State or Zip Code to Select a Location from the List
Watch/Warnings
Click to view enlarged map

The National Weather Service's Watches, Warnings and Advisories by state counties include: Thunderstorm, Tornado, Flood, Flash Flood, Winter Storm, High Wind, Gale, Small Aircraft, High Surf, Marine, Heat, Air Quality, Ashfall, Hazardous, and Special Statements.
Weather Alerts: Fairbanks North Star County, Alaska
« View county list

Flood Advisory
AKZ222-292245-
/O.CON.PAFG.FA.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-160729T2245Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
MIDDLE TANANA VALLEY-
109 PM AKDT THU JUL 28 2016

...THE FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 245 PM AKDT FRIDAY FOR
THE CHENA RIVER UPSTREAM OF NORDALE ROAD...

THE CHENA RIVER EAST OF NORDALE ROAD REMAINS NEAR BANKFULL WITH
MINOR FLOODING IN SOME LOCATIONS. FROM THE MOOSE CREEK DAM
DOWNSTREAM THE CHENA RIVER WILL REMAIN HIGH THROUGH FRIDAY AS WATER
SLOWLY DRAINS OUT FROM BEHIND THE DAM.

IN THE STEAMBOAT LANDING SUBDIVISION IN NORTH POLE...WATER LEVELS
ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN AT MINOR FLOOD STAGE THROUGH FRIDAY.
SEVERAL INCHES OF WATER WILL CONTINUE TO CROSS FREEMAN ROAD. RIVER
WATER WILL INUNDATE SOME YARDS IN THE SUBDIVISION...AND GROUNDWATER
FLOODING WILL OCCUR IN SOME BASEMENTS.

THE U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS ALASKA DISTRICT IS CURRENTLY
OPERATING THE MOOSE CREEK DAM. FLOOD CONTROL GATES AT THE DAM
STARTED REGULATING THE CHENA RIVER AT 6:00 PM ON 20 JULY 2016.
THE DAM WILL BE REGULATING THE CHENA RIVER SO THAT FLOW DOES NOT
EXCEED 12000 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND IN DOWNTOWN FAIRBANKS.
GROUNDWATER WILL RISE TO NEAR THE GROUND SURFACE FOR SEVERAL
THOUSAND FEET WEST OF THE MOOSE CREEK DAM WITH MINOR FLOODING
POSSIBLE. RIVER NAVIGATION THROUGH THE MOOSE CREEK DAM IS
UNAVAILABLE DURING OPERATIONS.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

&&

LAT...LON 6528 14602 6482 14602 6478 14717 6480 14729
6486 14738 6486 14714 6506 14649

$$

Special Weather Statement
AKZ222-292000-
MIDDLE TANANA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...FAIRBANKS...FORT WAINWRIGHT...EIELSON AFB...ESTER...
NORTH POLE...MOOSE CREEK...TWO RIVERS...FOX...CHATANIKA...
CHENA HOT SPRINGS...SOURDOUGH CAMP
140 PM AKDT THU JUL 28 2016

...HEAVY RAINFALL FOR MIDDLE TANANA VALLEY FRIDAY AND SATURDAY...

A WEATHER SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO MOVE ACROSS NORTHERN ALASKA AND WILL
BRING PERIODS OF RAIN TO THE MIDDLE TANANA VALLEY BEGINNING FRIDAY
AND CONTINUING THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING. THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL
WITH THIS SYSTEM IS EXPECTED FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING.

WIDESPREAD RAINFALL AMOUNTS 1 TO 1.5 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
LOCALLY HEAVIER AMOUNTS IN UPSLOPE AREAS. THERE CONTINUES TO BE
SOME MODEL UNCERTAINTY IN LOCATION OF THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL...BUT
THERE IS MODEL CONSENSUS THAT HEAVY RAINFALL CAN BE EXPECTED OVER
THE CHATANIKA...CHENA AND LITTLE CHENA RIVER BASINS.

WATER LEVELS ON SMALL STREAMS AND RIVERS WILL REMAIN HIGH DUE TO
RECENT HEAVY RAINS. WITH MORE RAIN ON THE WAY...WATER LEVELS ON
SMALL STREAMS AND RIVERS WILL INCREASE TO BANKFULL LEVELS AND
REMAIN HIGH THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

THE FLOOD ADVISORY FOR THE CHENA RIVER UPSTREAM OF NORDALE ROAD
CONTINUES AS THE CHENA RIVER REMAINS NEAR BANKFULL WITH SOME
MINOR FLOODING ONGOING. RIVER LEVELS WILL CONTINUE TO FALL...BUT
ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE THIS WEEKEND WITH MORE RAIN ON THE WAY.

CONTINUE TO MONITOR FOR LATEST PRODUCTS AND ADDITIONAL UPDATES. FOR
UPDATES AND MORE INFORMATION GO TO HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/AFG.

$$

National Weather Service

Providing "weather, water cycle, and climate forecasts and warnings for the United States, its territories, adjacent waters and ocean areas, for the protection of life and property and the enhancement of the national economy."
Weather Alerts by Type
Air Quality Alert
Coastal Flood Warning
Excessive Heat Warning
Fire Weather Warning
Fire Weather Watch
Flash Flood Warning
Flash Flood Watch
Flood Advisory
Flood Watch
Heat Advisory
Special Weather Statement
Additional Severe Weather Maps
Severe Outlook Today
Severe Outlook Today
WSI's Severe Outlook Map displays current Watches, Warnings and Advisories via County Fill colors.
Severe Outlook Tomorrow
Severe Outlook Tomorrow
WSI's Severe Outlook Forecast Map displaying projected Watches, Warnings and Advisories.
THUNDERcast
THUNDERcast
The THUNDERcast map shows areas of probability for regional or national thunderstorms for the current day.
1Km Storm Watch
1Km Storm Watch
The 1Km map allows you to view 1 kilometer (km) resolution radar imagery both nationally and regionally.
Metro Storm Watch
Metro Storm Watch
The Metro map allows you to view 1 kilometer (km) resolution radar imagery.
Advertisements
Track Severe Weather on mobile