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WWAK81 PAFC 200012  
SPSAER  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK  
412 PM AKDT SUN AUG 19 2018  
 
AKZ125-131-210000-  
WESTERN PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-NORTHEAST PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF WHITTIER, SEWARD, GIRDWOOD, MOOSE PASS,  
VALDEZ, AND THOMPSON PASS  
412 PM AKDT SUN AUG 19 2018  
 
...RIVER RISES EXCEPTED FOR WESTERN TO NORTHEAST PRINCE WILLIAM  
SOUND AREAS...  
 
RECENT HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BRING AREA STREAMS AND RIVERS UP NEAR  
BANKFULL TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY. WHILE RIVERS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO  
REACH FLOOD STAGE, LOCAL IMPACTS SUCH AS MINOR FLOODING NEAR THE  
SEWARD AIRPORT AND HIGH WATER IMPACTING THE FISH HATCHERY NEAR  
SOLOMON GULCH ACROSS FROM VALDEZ ARE POSSIBLE.  
 
IF YOU ENCOUNTER FLOODED ROADWAYS, PLEASE DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DRIVE  
THROUGH THE WATERS EVEN IF THEY APPEAR SHALLOW. ALSO USE CAUTION  
WHEN WORKING OR RECREATING NEAR AREA STREAMS AND RIVERS.  
 
THE LATEST FORECAST AND OBSERVATIONS ARE ALWAYS AVAILABLE AT  
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/APRFC  
 

 
 
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