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Special Statement

Statement as of 6:00 AM AKDT on August 20, 2015

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on August 30, 2015


... Another round of rain and wind late Friday and Saturday...

A potent low pressure system and associated weather front will move
into the Panhandle late Friday and into Saturday. This will bring
another period of moderate to heavy rainfall and gusty winds to
Southeast Alaska. Total rainfall amounts will range from 1 to 3
inches. Southerly winds will increase Friday night and Saturday
with gusts of 30 to 45 mph over much of the area. Winds are
expected to begin to subside later Saturday and Sunday.

Moderate to heavy rainfall combined with strong winds will result
in an increased risk of mudslides. Area rivers... creeks and streams
will also rise as a result. Antecedent conditions combined with
significant rainfall could result in minor flooding.


600 am akdt Thu Aug 20 2015

... Another round of rain and wind late Friday and Saturday...

A potent low pressure system and associated weather front will move
into the Panhandle late Friday and into Saturday. This will bring
another period of moderate to heavy rainfall and gusty winds to
Southeast Alaska. Total rainfall amounts will range from 1 to 3
inches. Southerly winds will increase Friday night and Saturday
with gusts of 30 to 45 mph over much of the area. Winds are
expected to begin to subside later Saturday and Sunday.

Moderate to heavy rainfall combined with strong winds will result
in an increased risk of mudslides. Area rivers... creeks and streams
will also rise as a result. Antecedent conditions combined with
significant rainfall could result in minor flooding.



Public Information Statement

Statement as of 9:35 AM AKDT on August 29, 2015


... Record daily rainfall for August 28th...

The frontal system dropped a lot of rain on Southeast Alaska on
Friday August 28th for several broken daily records. Snettisham
Power Plant had 3.41 inches breaking previous record of 2.08 inches
in 2011. Petersburg Airport had 2.61 inches breaking previous
record of 1.67 set in 1947. Klawock Airport got 2.09 inches
breaking previous record of 1.8 from 1998. Hollis had 1.8 inches of
rain breaking the record of 1.38 set in 1950. Juneau downtown had
1.66 inches breaking the record of 1.55 set in 1913. Point Baker
had 1.56 inches of rain breaking the record of 0.67 set in 2012.
Coffman Cove had 1.31 inches breaking the record from 2012 of 0.89
inches of rain.

Gs Aug 15



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