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Special Statement

Statement as of 4:52 AM AKDT on April 29, 2016

Expires 10:00 AM EDT on April 29, 2016


... Heavy rain and strong winds to impact the Panhandle this
weekend...

A stream of subtropical moisture from the North Pacific will
result in heavy rainfall over much of the area Saturday through
Monday. Rain will quickly spread across the Panhandle on Saturday
before concentrating over the southern Panhandle Saturday night.
On Sunday the heaviest rain bands will likely return
northward... potentially persisting through Monday. Two to four
inches of rainfall is expected across the region with locally
higher amounts. Current water levels are low on streams and rivers
in Southeast Alaska but significant rises are anticipated with
this event. Even though flooding is not expected at this time, any
threat of flooding will continue to be monitored.

Strong gusty winds will also occur with this storm especially on
Saturday across much of the Panhandle and potentially for Sunday
and Sunday night as well as a low travels northward across the
Gulf. Gusts of 40 to 50 mph will impact the coast while 40 mph
gusts will affect portions of the interior Panhandle on Saturday.


452 am akdt Fri Apr 29 2016

... Heavy rain and strong winds to impact the Panhandle this
weekend...

A stream of subtropical moisture from the North Pacific will
result in heavy rainfall over much of the area Saturday through
Monday. Rain will quickly spread across the Panhandle on Saturday
before concentrating over the southern Panhandle Saturday night.
On Sunday the heaviest rain bands will likely return
northward... potentially persisting through Monday. Two to four
inches of rainfall is expected across the region with locally
higher amounts. Current water levels are low on streams and rivers
in Southeast Alaska but significant rises are anticipated with
this event. Even though flooding is not expected at this time, any
threat of flooding will continue to be monitored.

Strong gusty winds will also occur with this storm especially on
Saturday across much of the Panhandle and potentially for Sunday
and Sunday night as well as a low travels northward across the
Gulf. Gusts of 40 to 50 mph will impact the coast while 40 mph
gusts will affect portions of the interior Panhandle on Saturday.


313 PM akdt Thu Apr 28 2016

... Heavy rain and strong winds to impact the Panhandle this
weekend...

A stream of subtropical moisture spreading into the Panhandle will
result in heavy rainfall over much of the area Saturday through
Monday. While it is too early to determine the area of heaviest
rainfall... most areas are expected to receive at least 3 inches of
rain. Current water levels are low on streams and rivers across
the Panhandle but significant rises are anticipated with this type
of rainfall. The flood threat will continue to be monitored
throughout the week and into the weekend.

Additionally strong winds will also accompany this weather system
with winds expected to reach storm force of 50 kt over the
northern Gulf on Saturday. Gusty winds can also be expected over
the Inner Channels and surrounding land areas this weekend.

This statement will be updated by 6 am akdt Friday or sooner if
conditions warrant.


313 PM akdt Thu Apr 28 2016

... Heavy rain and strong winds to impact the Panhandle this
weekend...

A stream of subtropical moisture spreading into the Panhandle will
result in heavy rainfall over much of the area Saturday through
Monday. While it is too early to determine the area of heaviest
rainfall... most areas are expected to receive at least 3 inches of
rain. Current water levels are low on streams and rivers across
the Panhandle but significant rises are anticipated with this type
of rainfall. The flood threat will continue to be monitored
throughout the week and into the weekend.

Additionally strong winds will also accompany this weather system
with winds expected to reach storm force of 50 kt over the
northern Gulf on Saturday. Gusty winds can also be expected over
the Inner Channels and surrounding land areas this weekend.

This statement will be updated by 6 am akdt Friday or sooner if
conditions warrant.


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