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Alaska, Western Kenai Peninsula

Areal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 12:28 PM AKDT on August 19, 2014

Expires 2:15 PM EDT on August 21, 2014


The National Weather Service in Anchorage has extended the

* Flood Advisory for...
the Kenai River from Skilak Lake to Kenai Keys...

* until 1015 am akdt Thursday

* water levels along the Kenai River from Skilak Lake to Kenai Keys
have crested... but remain above flood stage. Water levels will
slowly fall over the next couple of days.

As of 11:30 am this morning... the following were observed at areas
river gauges:

The Kenai River below Skilak Lake was observed at 13.79 ft. Minor
flood stage is 13.0 ft.

The Kenai River at Cooper Landing fell below an action stage of 12
ft.

Impacts: some minor flooding in Kenai Keys with water over the Road
and around houses. The subdivision is still accessible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated... or
ponding of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.
Do not attempt to travel across flooded roads. Find alternate routes.
It takes only a few inches of swiftly flowing water to carry vehicles
away.


Lat... Lon 6053 14959 5996 15054 6028 15139 6036 15137
      6040 15127 6052 15127 6054 15122 6056 15132
      6058 15131


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Special Statement

Statement as of 7:22 AM AKDT on August 20, 2014

Expires 3:00 PM EDT on August 20, 2014


... Locally dense fog over the northwestern Kenai Peninsula...

A marine layer of low clouds and fog developed over lower Cook
Inlet overnight and has pushed northward. Where the fog exists it
is locally dense... reducing visibility below one half mile at
times. The fog appears to be thickest from the Nikiski to Sterling
areas. Daytime heating is expected to help lift the fog by the
late morning hours... though the low clouds may take a bit longer
to burn off today.

Area residents and other interested parties are encouraged to
exercise extra caution when traveling this morning.


Jam

722 am akdt Wed Aug 20 2014

... Locally dense fog over the northwestern Kenai Peninsula...

A marine layer of low clouds and fog developed over lower Cook
Inlet overnight and has pushed northward. Where the fog exists it
is locally dense... reducing visibility below one half mile at
times. The fog appears to be thickest from the Nikiski to Sterling
areas. Daytime heating is expected to help lift the fog by the
late morning hours... though the low clouds may take a bit longer
to burn off today.

Area residents and other interested parties are encouraged to
exercise extra caution when traveling this morning.


Jam

Record Report

Statement as of 4:10 AM AKDT on August 20, 2014



... Record high temperature set for Cold Bay AK...

On Tuesday 19 Aug Cold Bay Airport recorded a high temperature of 66
degrees fahrenheit. This broke the previous record of 65 degrees
fahrenheit last set in 2004.


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