Fort Wainwright, AK (99703)

6:14 AM AKDT on July 30, 2016 (GMT -0800)
200 Slater Dr. | | Change Station

Elev 450 ft 64.84 °N, 147.70 °W | Updated 5 seconds ago

Light Rain
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55.2 °F
Feels Like 55.2 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from WSW
Gusts 4.0 mph

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Pressure 29.92 in
Visibility 6.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 1700 ft
Dew Point 54 °F
Humidity 95%
Rainfall 0.20 in
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4:45 AM 11:05 PM
Waning Crescent, 13% visible
METAR PAFB 301358Z AUTO 22009KT 6SM -RA BR OVC017 13/12 A2991 RMK AO2 RAE22RAB49 SLP131 P0001 T01290116
Pressure 29.92 in
Visibility 6.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 1700 ft
Dew Point 54 °F
Humidity 95%
Rainfall 0.20 in
Snow Depth Not available.
4:45 AM 11:05 PM
Waning Crescent, 13% visible
METAR PAFB 301358Z AUTO 22009KT 6SM -RA BR OVC017 13/12 A2991 RMK AO2 RAE22RAB49 SLP131 P0001 T01290116

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Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 8:33 PM AKDT Jul. 29, 2016 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Fairbanks has issued a

* Flood Advisory for...
streams and rivers between the Tanana and Yukon rivers from
Fairbanks and the White Mountain west...

* until 830 PM akdt Sunday

* at 833 PM akdt... rain has been falling over the chena and
Chatanika basins as well as over higher terrain between the Yukon
and Tanana rivers to the north and west of Fairbanks with amounts
ranging from two tenth of an inch to one inch. Another one to two
inches of rain is expected through Sunday. Many stream and rivers
in this area are already high due to heavy rain from last week.
This additional rain is expected to cause streams and small rivers
to rise rapidly Saturday and Sunday with minor flooding possible.
Flooding will be most likely on smaller creeks in steep terrain.

* Some locations that will experience minor flooding include... low
spots along the Tanana river between Fairbanks and
Manley... including Perkins Landing... Nenana... and Manley Hot
Springs. Also included are goldstream creek... and creeks crossing
the Elliott and Dalton highways south of the Yukon river.
Minor flooding is also expected on the chena river in the
Steamboat Landing subdivision.

In Fairbanks... water levels on the chena river will rise Saturday
   night and Sunday but are not expected to be higher than the past
week. Bike paths under bridges and low lying backyards will be
under water as they were earlier this week.

   There is a Flood Watch through Sunday for the all of the
Chatanika river and for the chena river upstream of the Moose
Creek dam

Lat... Lon 6546 14854 6479 14732 6445 14961 6518 15240


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1256 PM akdt Fri Jul 29 2016

... Flood Watch in effect through Sunday morning...

The National Weather Service in Fairbanks has issued a

* Flood Watch for chena... little chena and Chatanika rivers.

* Through Sunday morning

* between one and two inches of rain is expected to fall in the
chena and Chatanika basins through Saturday evening with the
possibility of locally higher amounts. This rain will be falling
on soils saturated from recent heavy rainfalls. Rapid rises will
occur in the headwaters of local streams and rivers beginning
today with areas downstream rising through the weekend.

* Expect the upper chena river near Two Rivers to be at 19.5 ft at
minor flood stage by Saturday night and downstream at Moose
Creek dam to be at 24.5 ft at minor flood stage by Sunday
evening.

* Water may be over the Road at mile 36.9 Chena Hot Springs
Road... and there may be water over the Stiles creek shooting
range and campground... rosehip campground... compeau trailhead...
and the Granite tors trailhead.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.




Special Statement
Issued: 9:20 PM AKDT Jul. 29, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Heavy rain through the weekend...

Heavy rain is expected through this weekend across the central
interior from the chena River North to the Yukon river. Rain fall
amounts so far range from two tenths of an inch to one inch.
Another 1 to 2 inches of rain is expected through Sunday before
tapering off Sunday night.

Please see the Flood Watch and Flood Advisory for where flooding
can be expected.







920 PM akdt Fri Jul 29 2016

... Heavy rain through the weekend...

Heavy rain is expected through this weekend across the central
interior from the chena River North to the Yukon river. Rain fall
amounts so far range from two tenths of an inch to one inch.
Another 1 to 2 inches of rain is expected through Sunday before
tapering off Sunday night.

Please see the Flood Watch and Flood Advisory for where flooding
can be expected.







920 PM akdt Fri Jul 29 2016

... Heavy rain through the weekend...

Heavy rain is expected through this weekend across the central
interior from the chena River North to the Yukon river. Rain fall
amounts so far range from two tenths of an inch to one inch.
Another 1 to 2 inches of rain is expected through Sunday before
tapering off Sunday night.

Please see the Flood Watch and Flood Advisory for where flooding
can be expected.