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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
944 PM AKDT SUN AUG 31 2014

AKZ221>223-225-020000-
CENTRAL INTERIOR-MIDDLE TANANA VALLEY-DELTANA AND TANANA FLATS-
DENALI-
INCLUDING...NENANA...ANDERSON...TANANA...MINTO...
MANLEY HOT SPRINGS...RAMPART...LAKE MINCHUMINA...LIVENGOOD...
FAIRBANKS...FORT WAINWRIGHT...EIELSON AFB...ESTER...NORTH POLE...
MOOSE CREEK...TWO RIVERS...FOX...CHATANIKA...CHENA HOT SPRINGS...
SOURDOUGH CAMP...SALCHA...DELTA JUNCTION...FORT GREELY...
HARDING/BIRCH LAKE...DRY CREEK...DOT LAKE...HEALY LAKE...HEALY...
DENALI NATIONAL PARK...CARLO CREEK...KANTISHNA
944 PM AKDT SUN AUG 31 2014

...SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL AND HIGH RIVER LEVELS THIS WEEK...

HEAVY RAINFALL IS EXPECTED OVER THE CENTRAL AND WESTERN INTERIOR
MONDAY AND TUESDAY AS A STRONG WEATHER SYSTEM SWEEPS EAST ACROSS
NORTHERN ALASKA. A WIDESPREAD SWATH OF RAINFALL TOTALING 1 INCH
OR MORE IS FORECAST FROM THE NULATO HILLS EAST TO THE FAIRBANKS
AREA...AND ALONG THE ALASKA RANGE. THE HEAVIEST RAIN WILL FALL
FROM DENALI NATIONAL PARK TO FAIRBANKS WHERE 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN
IS LIKELY. SOME LOCATIONS IN THE ALASKA RANGE MAY SEE RAINFALL IN
EXCESS OF 2 INCHES.

RIVERS AND STREAMS IN THE INTERIOR WILL RISE SHARPLY ON TUESDAY
AND WEDNESDAY DUE TO RUNOFF FROM THE RAINFALL. THE CHENA...LITTLE
CHENA...AND CHATANIKA RIVERS ARE EXPECTED TO RISE TO BANKFULL
LEVELS. RIVERS WILL ALSO RISE RAPIDLY IN DENALI NATIONAL PARK AND
THE WESTERN ALASKA RANGE...AND SOME SMALL STREAMS AND RIVERS MAY
FLOW OVERBANK IN LOW LYING AREAS. IN ADDITION...THE HEAVY RAIN
MAY CAUSE ROCK AND MUDSLIDES IN AREAS OF STEEP TERRAIN.

$$

EWP




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