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Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 2:23 PM AKDT on May 24, 2015

Expires 8:15 PM EDT on May 27, 2015


The National Weather Service in Fairbanks has extended the

* Flood Warning for...
the Dalton Highway from milepost 394 to deadhorse

* until 415 PM akdt Wednesday

* the northern portion of the Dalton Highway continues to experience
flooding due to snowmelt and ice in the Main Channel.

* As of this morning a portion of the flow from The Sag river
continues to over top the Dalton Highway near milepost 394 and
flows northward along the west side of the Highway towards the
DeadHorse Airport. Water is flowing east back into the Main
Channel through breaches in the Dalton Highway just south of the
Airport.

* Observer reports from this weekend and river gage data indicate
that water levels on the lower sag river... east of the Dalton
Highway... have slowly fallen since Wednesday. Exposed sand bars
and stranded ice were observed along the Lower Reach of the
river on Friday. Areas of grounded ice still remain in the Main
Channel north of Dalton Highway milepost 394.

* Ice within the Main Channel continues to divert a portion of The
Sag river flow to the west towards the Dalton Highway. Water
levels in the vicinity of the Highway have not dropped
significantly.

* Flooding along the Dalton Highway is expected to continue until
the ice within the Main Channel which is diverting flow to the
west melts. River discharge is expected to remain high while
snowmelt runoff continues this week.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or has been
reported.

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Record Report

Statement as of 1:36 AM AKDT on May 25, 2015



... High minimum temperature tied on Sunday...
on Sunday may 24th... the temperature of 42 degrees observed at Wien
Memorial Airport tied the record set back in 2011.



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