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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK  
437 AM AKDT WED SEP 6 2017  
 
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TAIYA INLET AND KLONDIKE HIGHWAY-  
INCLUDING THE CITY OF SKAGWAY  
437 AM AKDT WED SEP 6 2017  
 
THE TAIYA RIVER NEAR SKAGWAY IS JUST BELOW BANKFULL AS OF EARLY  
WEDNESDAY MORNING. IT WILL LIKELY RISE TO BANKFULL LEVELS LATER  
TODAY. IT MAY STAY THERE FOR SEVERAL DAYS WITH POSSIBLE MINOR  
FLOODING LATER THIS WEEK. A WEATHER FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE  
SKAGWAY AREA WEDNESDAY AND PROVIDE ADDITIONAL RAINFALL BETWEEN 0.5  
AND 0.7 INCHES IN THE AREA, WITH THE OUTLOOK REMAINING WET  
THROUGH THE WEEKEND. AT HIGHER LEVELS THE CHILKOOT TRAIL BEGINS TO  
BE IMPACTED.  
 
THIS STATEMENT WILL BE UPDATED BY 4 PM AKST WEDNESDAY.  
 

 
 
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