Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon Census Area County, AK
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Flood Watch
AKZ018-281300-
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TAIYA INLET AND KLONDIKE HIGHWAY-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...SKAGWAY
516 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FOR THE TAIYA RIVER THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JUNEAU HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WATCH FOR A PORTION OF AK...INCLUDING TAIYA INLET...AND
KLONDIKE HIGHWAY.

* THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON

* AS OF THURSDAY AFTERNOON...0.75 INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN ON THE
KLONDIKE HIGHWAY WITH ANOTHER INCH EXPECTED THROUGH FRIDAY. THE
TAIYA RIVER IS CURRENTLY AT 15.6 FEET AND RISING BETWEEN 1 TO 2
INCHES PER HOUR. THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE RISING AND
CREST AROUND 16.7 FEET FRIDAY MORNING. MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 16.5
FEET.

* IMPACTS ARE EXPECTED ALONG THE CHILKOOT TRAIL. AT 16.1 FEET THE
CHILKOOT TRAIL BEGINS TO INUNDATE WITH WATER. AT 16.8 FEET THERE
IS KNEE TO THIGH DEEP WATER AT MILE 2.7 OF THE CHILKOOT TRAIL.

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Special Weather Statement
AKZ018>029-281400-
TAIYA INLET AND KLONDIKE HIGHWAY-HAINES BOROUGH
AND LYNN CANAL-GLACIER BAY-EASTERN CHICHAGOF ISLAND-SALISBURY SOUND
TO CAPE FAIRWEATHER COASTAL AREA-CAPE DECISION TO SALISBURY SOUND
COASTAL AREA-EASTERN BARANOF ISLAND AND SOUTHERN ADMIRALTY ISLAND-
JUNEAU BOROUGH AND NORTHERN ADMIRALTY ISLAND-INNER CHANNELS FROM
KUPREANOF ISLAND TO ETOLIN ISLAND-DIXON ENTRANCE TO CAPE DECISION
COASTAL AREA-SOUTHERN INNER CHANNELS-MISTY FJORDS-
INCLUDING THE
CITIES OF...SKAGWAY...HAINES...GUSTAVUS...HOONAH...ELFIN
COVE...PELICAN...SITKA...PORT ALEXANDER...ANGOON...JUNEAU...
PETERSBURG...WRANGELL...KAKE...CRAIG...KLAWOCK...KETCHIKAN...
METLAKATLA...HYDER
200 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

...MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN CONTINUING FOR THE PANHANDLE INTO FRIDAY
NIGHT...

A RATHER MOIST FRONT IS MOVING THROUGH THE PANHANDLE TODAY AND WILL
THEN STALL OVER THE SOUTHERN PANHANDLE THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY
NIGHT. THE HEAVIER RAIN HAS STARTED ACROSS THE NORTHERN PANHANDLE
WITH AROUND HALF AN INCH TO 1.5 INCHES OF RAIN EXPECTED THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT AS THE FRONT MOVES THROUGH. THE SOUTHERN PANHANDLE WILL
START SEEING THE HEAVIER RAIN THIS EVENING AND WILL SEE UPWARDS OF 2
TO 4 INCHES OF RAIN TOTAL THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT AS THE FRONT STALLS
OVER THE AREA.

AREA RIVERS AND STREAMS WILL AGAIN BE ON THE RISE THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON BUT NONE OF THE GAGED RIVERS ARE EXPECTED TO FLOOD. OTHER
SMALLER CREEKS AND STREAMS MAY ALSO RISE TO NEAR BANKFULL THURSDAY
AND FRIDAY ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE SOUTHERN PANHANDLE.

$$

Special Weather Statement
AKZ019>029-281400-HAINES BOROUGH AND LYNN CANAL-GLACIER BAY-EASTERN
CHICHAGOF ISLAND-SALISBURY SOUND TO CAPE FAIRWEATHER COASTAL AREA-
CAPE DECISION TO SALISBURY SOUND COASTAL AREA-EASTERN BARANOF ISLAND
AND SOUTHERN ADMIRALTY ISLAND-JUNEAU BOROUGH AND NORTHERN ADMIRALTY
ISLAND-INNER CHANNELS FROM KUPREANOF ISLAND TO ETOLIN ISLAND-DIXON
ENTRANCE TO CAPE DECISION COASTAL AREA-SOUTHERN INNER CHANNELS-MISTY
FJORDS-INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HAINES...GUSTAVUS...HOONAH...ELFIN
COVE...PELICAN...SITKA...PORT ALEXANDER...ANGOON...JUNEAU...
PETERSBURG...WRANGELL...KAKE...CRAIG...KLAWOCK...KETCHIKAN...
METLAKATLA...HYDER
540 PM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015

...MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN CONTINUING FOR THE PANHANDLE INTO FRIDAY
NIGHT...

A STRONG FRONT IS MOVING THROUGH THE PANHANDLE AND WILL STALL OVER
SOUTHEAST ALASKA BY FRIDAY. HEAVY RAIN CONTINUES TO FALL OVER THE
NORTHERN PANHANDLE WITH AN ADDITIONAL ONE HALF TO 1.5 INCHES OF RAIN
EXPECTED THROUGH FRIDAY. THE SOUTHERN PANHANDLE WILL SEE UPWARDS OF
2 TO 4 INCHES OF RAINFALL THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT.

AREA RIVERS AND STREAMS WILL CONTINUE TO RISE THROUGH FRIDAY BUT
NONE ARE EXPECTED TO EXCEED BANKFULL AT THIS TIME.

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