McCarthy, AK

11:11 AM AKDT on July 28, 2016 (GMT -0800)
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Elev 1578 ft 62.16 °N, 145.46 °W | Updated 18 minutes ago

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METAR PAGK 281853Z AUTO 17007KT 10SM CLR 13/12 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP133 T01280122 TSNO
Pressure 29.93 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
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Dew Point 54 °F
Humidity 96%
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4:53 AM 10:20 PM
Waning Crescent, 29% visible
METAR PAGK 281853Z AUTO 17007KT 10SM CLR 13/12 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP133 T01280122 TSNO

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Special Statement
Issued: 5:26 PM AKDT Jul. 27, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Glacier-dammed lake continuing to release into Tazlina Lake
and the Tazlina river...

A Glacier-dammed lake on the Tazlina Glacier is releasing. Pilot
reports on Monday indicated the Glacier-dammed lake was still about
half full. The Tazlina river has been rising steadily over the
past 72 hours. As of 500 PM akdt Wednesday the river was at a stage
of around 29.0 feet. In the last few hours the rate of water level
rise has slowed significantly. Additional water level increases
are possible overnight. The river is expected to remain below
minor flood stage of 31.00 feet. Heavy debris continues to move down
the Tazlina river.

Additional rises in water levels are possible on Tazlina Lake and
the river downstream of Tazlina Lake including the area around the
Richardson Highway bridge. All persons with interests near the
river should monitor the water levels over the next several days.


526 PM akdt Wed Jul 27 2016

... Glacier-dammed lake continuing to release into Tazlina Lake
and the Tazlina river...

A Glacier-dammed lake on the Tazlina Glacier is releasing. Pilot
reports on Monday indicated the Glacier-dammed lake was still about
half full. The Tazlina river has been rising steadily over the
past 72 hours. As of 500 PM akdt Wednesday the river was at a stage
of around 29.0 feet. In the last few hours the rate of water level
rise has slowed significantly. Additional water level increases
are possible overnight. The river is expected to remain below
minor flood stage of 31.00 feet. Heavy debris continues to move down
the Tazlina river.

Additional rises in water levels are possible on Tazlina Lake and
the river downstream of Tazlina Lake including the area around the
Richardson Highway bridge. All persons with interests near the
river should monitor the water levels over the next several days.


526 PM akdt Wed Jul 27 2016

... Glacier-dammed lake continuing to release into Tazlina Lake
and the Tazlina river...

A Glacier-dammed lake on the Tazlina Glacier is releasing. Pilot
reports on Monday indicated the Glacier-dammed lake was still about
half full. The Tazlina river has been rising steadily over the
past 72 hours. As of 500 PM akdt Wednesday the river was at a stage
of around 29.0 feet. In the last few hours the rate of water level
rise has slowed significantly. Additional water level increases
are possible overnight. The river is expected to remain below
minor flood stage of 31.00 feet. Heavy debris continues to move down
the Tazlina river.

Additional rises in water levels are possible on Tazlina Lake and
the river downstream of Tazlina Lake including the area around the
Richardson Highway bridge. All persons with interests near the
river should monitor the water levels over the next several days.



222 PM akdt Tue Jul 26 2016

... Glacier-dammed lake releasing into the Tazlina river...

A Glacier-dammed lake on either the Tazlina or Nelchina Glacier
is likely releasing. The Tazlina river has been rising steadily
over the past 24 hours. As of 200 PM akdt Tuesday the river was
at a bankfull stage of 28.50 feet. The river will continue to
rise and is expected to crest Wednesday evening below minor flood
stage of 31.00 feet. Heavy debris is coming down the Tazlina
river.

Rapid rises in water levels are possible on Tazlina Lake and the
river downstream of Tazlina Lake including the area around the
Richardson Highway bridge. All persons with interests near the
river should monitor the water levels over the next several days.


222 PM akdt Tue Jul 26 2016

... Glacier-dammed lake releasing into the Tazlina river...

A Glacier-dammed lake on either the Tazlina or Nelchina Glacier
is likely releasing. The Tazlina river has been rising steadily
over the past 24 hours. As of 200 PM akdt Tuesday the river was
at a bankfull stage of 28.50 feet. The river will continue to
rise and is expected to crest Wednesday evening below minor flood
stage of 31.00 feet. Heavy debris is coming down the Tazlina
river.

Rapid rises in water levels are possible on Tazlina Lake and the
river downstream of Tazlina Lake including the area around the
Richardson Highway bridge. All persons with interests near the
river should monitor the water levels over the next several days.



222 PM akdt Tue Jul 26 2016

... Glacier-dammed lake releasing into the Tazlina river...

A Glacier-dammed lake on either the Tazlina or Nelchina Glacier
is likely releasing. The Tazlina river has been rising steadily
over the past 24 hours. As of 200 PM akdt Tuesday the river was
at a bankfull stage of 28.50 feet. The river will continue to
rise and is expected to crest Wednesday evening below minor flood
stage of 31.00 feet. Heavy debris is coming down the Tazlina
river.

Rapid rises in water levels are possible on Tazlina Lake and the
river downstream of Tazlina Lake including the area around the
Richardson Highway bridge. All persons with interests near the
river should monitor the water levels over the next several days.