North Slope Borough County, AK
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Fire Weather Warning
AKZ218-251615-
/O.NEW.PAFG.FW.W.0008.150525T0815Z-150526T0600Z/
SOUTHEASTERN BROOKS RANGE-
1215 AM AKDT MON MAY 25 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT MONDAY FOR DRY LIGHTNING
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 218...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FAIRBANKS HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT MONDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 218.

* THUNDERSTORMS...SCATTERED DRY THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH 3AM MONDAY.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL REDEVELOP MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

* HIGHEST THREAT...IS LOCATED EAST OF COLDFOOT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CONDITIONS ARE OCCURRING OR WILL
OCCUR WHICH COULD LEAD TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF LARGE AND DANGEROUS
FIRES. IT IS DIRECTED TOWARD FIRE AGENCIES...AND THROUGH THEM...
TO THE PUBLIC.

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THE
FIELD OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$

Flood Warning
AKZ203-280015-
/O.EXT.PAFG.FA.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150528T0015Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
CENTRAL BEAUFORT SEA COAST-
223 PM AKDT SUN MAY 24 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FAIRBANKS HAS EXTENDED THE

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
THE DALTON HIGHWAY FROM MILEPOST 394 TO DEADHORSE

* UNTIL 415 PM AKDT WEDNESDAY

* THE NORTHERN PORTION OF THE DALTON HIGHWAY CONTINUES TO EXPERIENCE
FLOODING DUE TO SNOWMELT AND ICE IN THE MAIN CHANNEL.

* AS OF THIS MORNING A PORTION OF THE FLOW FROM THE SAG RIVER
CONTINUES TO OVER TOP THE DALTON HIGHWAY NEAR MILEPOST 394 AND
FLOWS NORTHWARD ALONG THE WEST SIDE OF THE HIGHWAY TOWARDS THE
DEADHORSE AIRPORT. WATER IS FLOWING EAST BACK INTO THE MAIN
CHANNEL THROUGH BREACHES IN THE DALTON HIGHWAY JUST SOUTH OF THE
AIRPORT.

* OBSERVER REPORTS FROM THIS WEEKEND AND RIVER GAGE DATA INDICATE
THAT WATER LEVELS ON THE LOWER SAG RIVER...EAST OF THE DALTON
HIGHWAY...HAVE SLOWLY FALLEN SINCE WEDNESDAY. EXPOSED SAND BARS
AND STRANDED ICE WERE OBSERVED ALONG THE LOWER REACH OF THE
RIVER ON FRIDAY. AREAS OF GROUNDED ICE STILL REMAIN IN THE MAIN
CHANNEL NORTH OF DALTON HIGHWAY MILEPOST 394.

* ICE WITHIN THE MAIN CHANNEL CONTINUES TO DIVERT A PORTION OF THE
SAG RIVER FLOW TO THE WEST TOWARDS THE DALTON HIGHWAY. WATER
LEVELS IN THE VICINITY OF THE HIGHWAY HAVE NOT DROPPED
SIGNIFICANTLY.

* FLOODING ALONG THE DALTON HIGHWAY IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE UNTIL
THE ICE WITHIN THE MAIN CHANNEL WHICH IS DIVERTING FLOW TO THE
WEST MELTS. RIVER DISCHARGE IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN HIGH WHILE
SNOWMELT RUNOFF CONTINUES THIS WEEK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR HAS BEEN
REPORTED.

LAT...LON 7017 14821 6985 14864 6989 14890 7021 14850

$$
Flood Watch
AKZ203-260200-
/O.CON.PAFG.FA.A.0002.000000T0000Z-150526T0200Z/
/00000.0.SM.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
CENTRAL BEAUFORT SEA COAST-
INCLUDING...NUIQSUT...PRUDHOE BAY...ALPINE...DEADHORSE...KUPARUK
347 PM AKDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON FOR ALL
RIVERS DRAINING OUT OF THE COASTAL PLAIN...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* ALL RIVERS DRAINING OUT OF THE COASTAL PLAIN.

* THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* THE HIGHEST THREAT AREAS WILL BE THE COLVILLE AND SAG RIVERS. A
FLOOD WARNING IS CURRENTLY IN EFFECT FOR THE NORTHERN DALTON
HIGHWAY NEAR THE SAG RIVER.

* VERY WARM TEMPERATURES OVER THE BROOKS RANGE AND THE EASTERN
ARCTIC PLAIN IS CAUSING RAPID SNOW MELT. FURTHER SNOW MELT WILL
RESULT IN THE COLVILLE...SAG AND KUPARUK RIVER LEVELS REMAINING
HIGH AND POSSIBLY RISING FURTHER THROUGH MONDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS.

KEEP UPDATED ON THE LATEST FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR THE
ISSUANCE OF FLOOD WARNINGS AND ADVISORIES. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS
PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD
FLOODING DEVELOP.

&&

$$
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