709  
WGAK48 PAFC 141753  
FLWAFC  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK  
944 AM AKDT TUE AUG 14 2018  
 
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SUSITNA VALLEY-  
944 AM AKDT TUE AUG 14 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ANCHORAGE HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
THE YENTNA RIVER.  
 
* THE YENTNA AT LAKE CREEK HAS EXCEEDED FLOOD STAGE AS A RESULT OF  
RECENT AND ONGOING RAINFALL AND MINOR FLOODING IS NOW OCCURRING  
ALONG THE RIVER. LOW-LYING AREAS ALONG THE RIVER ARE INUNDATED  
AND SOME CABINS THAT ARE NEAR THE RIVER IN LOWER AREAS ARE  
REPORTED TO HAVE WATER IN THEM. WATER LEVELS CONTINUE TO RISE AND  
ARE EXPECTED TO CLIMB ANOTHER 1 TO 1.5 FEET WITH EXPECTED CREST  
LATER THIS EVENING.  
 
* UNTIL 945 PM AKDT WEDNESDAY  
 
* EVACUATIONS ARE OCCURRING AT MCDOUGALL'S LODGE CABINS WHICH ARE  
NOW INUNDATED WITH WATER.  
 
* MINOR TO MODERATE FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS WILL CONTINUE OVER  
THE NEXT 24 TO 36 HOURS AS YENTNA RIVER LEVELS EXCEED FLOOD STAGE  
BEFORE STARTING TO FALL SLOWLY. RIVER USERS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR  
CONTINUED RISING WATER LEVELS AND AN INCREASE IN DEBRIS MOVING  
DOWNSTREAM.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. ALL  
INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS IMMEDIATELY.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 6179 15053 6155 15041 6162 15062 6189 15108  
6212 15157 6217 15138  
 

 
 
DJS/EHM  
 
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