YUKON-KOYUKUK County, Alaska
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Flood Advisory
AKZ227-282115-
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UPPER KUSKOKWIM VALLEY-
301 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

...THE FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 115 PM AKDT FOR THE
SOUTH FORK OF THE KUSKOKWIM RIVER...INCLUDING OTHER NEARBY SMALL
STREAMS OR CREEKS...

* RECENT HEAVY RAINFALL OF 1 TO 2 INCHES DURING THE LAST 48 HOURS
OVER THE WESTERN ALASKA RANGE AND UPPER KUSKOKWIM VALLEY HAS
CAUSED THE SOUTH FORK OF THE KUSKOKWIM RIVER TO APPROACH BANKFULL
STAGE EARLY AS OF THIS AFTERNOON.

* A PILOT REPORTED ADDITIONAL HIGH AND RAPIDLY MOVING WATER IN
NEARBY STREAMS AND CREEKS IN THE UPPER KUSKOKWIM VALLEY TOWARD THE
ALASKA RANGE.

* THE SOUTH FORK OF THE KUSKOKWIM RIVER AND NEARBY CREEKS AND
STREAMS WILL RISE TO OR SLIGHTLY ABOVE BANKFULL STAGE TONIGHT WITH
MINOR FLOODING POSSIBLE. WATER LEVELS WILL FALL BY FRIDAY
AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS THAT MINOR FLOODING IS LIKELY OR IS
OCCURRING. PEOPLE ON OR NEAR THE RIVERS...CREEKS AND STEAMS SHOULD
BE PREPARED FOR RISING WATER LEVELS AND LOCAL MINOR FLOODING. PEOPLE
ALONG THE BANKS OF RIVERS AND SMALLER CREEKS SHOULD PROTECT THEIR
PROPERTY AND RELOCATE ITEMS TO HIGHER GROUND IF POSSIBLE.

LAT...LON 6256 15724 6310 15619 6353 15423 6382 15346
6409 15247 6379 15277 6275 15196 6274 15221
6223 15436

$$

Flood Advisory
AKZ222-292200-
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MIDDLE TANANA VALLEY-
309 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

...THE FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 200 PM AKDT SATURDAY
FOR THE CHENA RIVER ABOVE THE MOOSE CREEK DAM AS WELL AS OTHER
SMALL STREAMS IN THE AREA...


* BETWEEN ONE AND TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN OVER THE FAIRBANKS
UPLANDS OVER THE LAST 48 HOURS.

* RAINFALL HAS CAUSED THE CHENA RIVER AND NEARBY STREAMS TO RISE
ABOVE BANKFULL STAGE. THEY ARE EXPECTED TO CREST BETWEEN NOW AND
FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

* THE CHENA RIVER NEAR TWO RIVERS IS EXPECTED TO CREST TO AROUND
20.3 FEET TONIGHT...AND 24.9 FEET AT THE MOOSE CREEK DAM FRIDAY
MORNING. THIS IS ABOVE MINOR FLOOD STAGE. THE CHENA RIVER AT HUNTS
CREEKS IS EXPECTED TO CREST AT 16.7 FEET MIDDAY FRIDAY...WHICH IS
BELOW MINOR FLOOD STAGE.

* THE CHENA RIVER AT FAIRBANKS IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN BELOW FLOOD
STAGE. THE US ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS ALASKA DISTRICT ANTICIPATES
OPERATING THE MOOSE CREEK DAM BEGINNING BETWEEN FRIDAY EVENING
AUGUST 28 TO SATURDAY EVENING AUGUST 29. THE MOOSE CREEK DAM WILL
BE REGULATING THE CHENA RIVER SO FLOWS DO NOT EXCEED 12 THOUSAND
CUBIC FEET PER SECOND IN DOWNTOWN FAIRBANKS.

* EXPECTED IMPACTS: WATER MAY BE OVER THE ROAD AT MILE 36.9 CHENA
HOT SPRINGS ROAD. THERE ALSO MAY BE WATER OVER THE STILES CREEK
SHOOTING RANGE AND CAMPGROUND...ROSEHIP CAMPGROUND...COMPEAU
TRAILHEAD...AND THE GRANITE TORS TRAILHEAD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

RECREATIONAL USERS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR A SIGNIFICANT INCREASE IN
FLOW WHICH MAY CAUSE LEVELS TO RISE OUT OF BANK IN PLACES. WATCH FOR
AN INCREASE IN LOGS AND OTHER DEBRIS IN THE RIVER. ADDITIONALLY...AN
INCREASE IN THE LEVEL OF GROUNDWATER TABLE IS EXPECTED.

A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS RIVER OR STREAM FLOWS ARE ELEVATED...OR
PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN OR OTHER AREAS IS OCCURRING OR IS
IMMINENT. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND
ALTERNATE ROUTES. IT TAKES ONLY A FEW INCHES OF SWIFTLY FLOWING
WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

&&

LAT...LON 6521 14601 6489 14601 6478 14717 6488 14723
6508 14699 6520 14612

$$

Wind Advisory
AKZ222-280600-
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MIDDLE TANANA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...FAIRBANKS...FORT WAINWRIGHT...EIELSON AFB...ESTER...
NORTH POLE...MOOSE CREEK...TWO RIVERS...FOX...CHATANIKA...
CHENA HOT SPRINGS...SOURDOUGH CAMP
250 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS...WEST WINDS GUSTING TO 35 MPH.

* TIMING...WINDS GUSTING TO 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE
THROUGH THIS EVENING THEN DIMINSH BEFORE MIDNIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT STRONG WINDS ARE OCCURRING OR
EXPECTED. TRAVEL MAY BE DIFFICULT. SECURE LOOSE OBJECTS WHICH MAY
BE BLOWN ABOUT BY THE WIND. DUE TO THE SATURATED SOILS THESE
WINDS COULD BLOW OVER A NUMBER OF TREES.

&&

$$

Winter Storm Warning
AKZ206-281200-
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NORTHEASTERN BROOKS RANGE-
INCLUDING...ANAKTUVUK PASS...ATIGUN PASS...GALBRAITH LAKE...
SAGWON...FRANKLIN BLUFFS
244 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM AKDT
FRIDAY ABOVE 2000 FEET...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
6 AM AKDT FRIDAY.

* LOCATION...ABOVE 2000 FEET

* SNOW...WITH STORM TOTAL 3 TO 8 INCHES...HEAVIEST IN ATIGUN
PASS.

* TIMING...AN ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 3 INCHES TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS ONE OR MORE SIGNIFICANT WINTER
WEATHER HAZARDS ARE OCCURRING OR EXPECTED.

&&

$$

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