Fairbanks, AK (99712)

12:50 PM AKDT on August 28, 2015 (GMT -0800)
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Elevation: 2119 ft
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Active Advisory: Areal Flood Advisory

Elev 2119 ft 65.36 °N, 146.09 °W | Updated 22 minutes ago

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6:13 AM 9:22 PM
Waxing Gibbous, 99% visible
Pressure 29.91 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 2800 ft
Overcast 3700 ft
Windchill 26 °F
Dew Point 31 °F
Humidity 94%
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UV 1 out of 12
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METAR PAFB 281958Z 26007KT 10SM SCT028 OVC037 06/00 A2989 RMK AO2A RAB1836E1845 SLP127 $
Pressure 29.91 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 2800 ft
Overcast 3700 ft
Windchill 26 °F
Dew Point 31 °F
Humidity 94%
Rainfall in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 1 out of 12
Pollen Not available.
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR PAFB 281958Z 26007KT 10SM SCT028 OVC037 06/00 A2989 RMK AO2A RAB1836E1845 SLP127 $

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Areal Flood Advisory
Statement as of 5:22 AM AKDT on August 28, 2015

... The Flood Advisory remains in effect until 200 PM akdt Saturday
for the chena river upstream of the Moose Creek dam...

Over two inches of rain fell over portions of the chena river basin
since Tuesday. Rainfall has caused the upper chena river rise above
flood stage. This crest of high water will move downriver through
Sunday morning.

The chena river at the Granite tors campground crested around 5am
this morning at 20.4 feet which is almost 1 foot above minor flood
stage. The chena river at the Granite tors campground is forecast to
fall below flood stage this afternoon. The chena river at hunts
creek is expected to crest at 16.7 feet by noon today... ... which is
below minor flood stage.

The chena river at Fairbanks will 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... portions of the rosehip campground... compeau
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.


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