Fairbanks, AK

1:46 PM AKDT on July 29, 2016 (GMT -0800)
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Active Advisory: Areal Flood Watch Active Notice: Public Information Statement

Elev 433 ft 64.80 °N, 147.88 °W | Updated 53 minutes ago

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Gusts 17 mph

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Pressure 29.91 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 2700 ft
Mostly Cloudy 6500 ft
Overcast 9000 ft
Dew Point 53 °F
Humidity 81%
Rainfall 0.11 in
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4:43 AM 11:09 PM
Waning Crescent, 19% visible
METAR PAFA 292053Z 23009G15KT 180V270 10SM -RA SCT027 BKN065 OVC090 15/12 A2990 RMK AO2 RAB05 SLP129 P0001 60001 T01500117 53006
Pressure 29.91 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 2700 ft
Mostly Cloudy 6500 ft
Overcast 9000 ft
Dew Point 53 °F
Humidity 81%
Rainfall 0.11 in
Snow Depth Not available.
4:43 AM 11:09 PM
Waning Crescent, 19% visible
METAR PAFA 292053Z 23009G15KT 180V270 10SM -RA SCT027 BKN065 OVC090 15/12 A2990 RMK AO2 RAB05 SLP129 P0001 60001 T01500117 53006

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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 12:56 PM AKDT Jul. 29, 2016 – National Weather Service

... 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.