Fairbanks, AK (99775)

10:46 PM AKDT on August 27, 2015 (GMT -0800)
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Elev 440 ft 64.83 °N, 147.80 °W | Updated 11 minutes ago

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Feels Like 39 °F
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Waxing Gibbous, 97% visible
Pressure 29.87 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 2800 ft
Scattered Clouds 5000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 7500 ft
Windchill 39 °F
Dew Point 37 °F
Humidity 77%
Rainfall 0.11 in
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UV 0 out of 12
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METAR PAFA 280553Z 27012G20KT 10SM FEW028 SCT050 BKN075 07/01 A2985 RMK AO2 RAB33E52 SLP113 PRSNT WX VCSH S P0000 60000 T00720011 10100 20072 51022
Pressure 29.87 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 2800 ft
Scattered Clouds 5000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 7500 ft
Windchill 39 °F
Dew Point 37 °F
Humidity 77%
Rainfall 0.11 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 0 out of 12
Pollen Not available.
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR PAFA 280553Z 27012G20KT 10SM FEW028 SCT050 BKN075 07/01 A2985 RMK AO2 RAB33E52 SLP113 PRSNT WX VCSH S P0000 60000 T00720011 10100 20072 51022

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Areal Flood Advisory
Statement as of 3:09 PM AKDT on August 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


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Wind Advisory
Statement as of 8:30 PM AKDT on August 27, 2015

... Wind Advisory now in effect until midnight akdt tonight...

* winds... west winds gusting to 35 mph.

* Timing... winds gusting to 35 mph are expected to continue
through this evening then diminish after 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.