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2 products issued by NWS for: Fairbanks

Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
543 PM AKDT MON SEP 1 2014

AKZ222-020945-
/O.CON.PAFG.WI.Y.0023.000000T0000Z-140902T2100Z/
MIDDLE TANANA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...FAIRBANKS...FORT WAINWRIGHT...EIELSON AFB...ESTER...
NORTH POLE...MOOSE CREEK...TWO RIVERS...FOX...CHATANIKA...
CHENA HOT SPRINGS...SOURDOUGH CAMP
543 PM AKDT MON SEP 1 2014

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM AKDT TUESDAY...

* WINDS...OVER HIGHER SUMMITS...SOUTHWEST WINDS GUSTING TO 45
  MPH DIMINISHING SOME TUESDAY MORNING. AT VALLEY LEVEL
  SOUTHWEST WINDS RAPIDLY INCREASING 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  45 MPH BY LATE THIS EVENING AND CONTINUING OVERNIGHT. WEST
  WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 40 MPH TUESDAY MORNING.
  WINDS AT VALLEY LEVEL DIMINISHING TO AROUND 15 MPH IN THE
  AFTERNOON.

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. STRONG WIND GUSTS MAY DOWN SOME TREES
AND CAUSE POWER OUTAGES.

&&

$$

LTH




Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
431 PM AKDT MON SEP 1 2014

AKZ222-021400-
/O.NEW.PAFG.FA.A.0007.140902T1400Z-140905T0000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
MIDDLE TANANA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...FAIRBANKS...FORT WAINWRIGHT...EIELSON AFB...ESTER...
NORTH POLE...MOOSE CREEK...TWO RIVERS...FOX...CHATANIKA...
CHENA HOT SPRINGS...SOURDOUGH CAMP
431 PM AKDT MON SEP 1 2014

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON FOR THE CHENA AND CHATANIKA RIVER BASINS...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FAIRBANKS HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WATCH FOR THE CHENA...LITTLE CHENA...AND CHATANIKA RIVER
  BASINS.

* FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON

* ONE TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN WILL FALL OVER THE CHENA...LITTLE
  CHENA...AND CHATANIKA RIVER BASINS THROUGH TUESDAY. LOCALLY
  HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE ALONG WEST FACING SLOPES.

* RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE THE CHENA...LITTLE
  CHENA...AND CHATANIKA RIVERS TO RISE RAPIDLY TO BANKFULL LEVELS.
  FLOODING IS POSSIBLE IN LOW LYING AREAS TUESDAY THROUGH
  THURSDAY. GRAVEL BARS WILL BE FLOODED AND INCREASED DEBRIS WILL
  BE MOVING DOWN THESE RIVERS. WATER MAY ALSO FLOOD MILEPOST 36.9
  CHENA HOT SPRINGS ROAD AND OTHER AREAS OF THE CHENA RIVER
  RECREATION AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

YOU SHOULD MONITOR FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE FLOOD
WARNINGS. HUNTERS...CAMPERS...AND OTHERS IN AREAS PRONE TO
FLOODING SHOULD BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING
DEVELOP.

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

&&

$$



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