216  
WGAK87 PAJK 020252  
FLSAJK  
 
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK  
650 PM AKDT SAT AUG 1 2020  
 
AKZ025-020300-  
/O.EXP.PAJK.FA.W.0002.000000T0000Z-200802T0300Z/  
/00000.0.GO.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
JUNEAU BOROUGH AND NORTHERN ADMIRALTY ISLAND-  
650 PM AKDT SAT AUG 1 2020  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING FROM A GLACIER-DAMMED LAKE OUTBURST WILL EXPIRE  
AT 700 PM AKDT FOR THE MENDENHALL LAKE AND RIVER IN JUNEAU IN THE  
CENTRAL INNER CHANNELS...  
 
FLOOD WATERS HAVE RECEDED, AND ARE NO LONGER EXPECTED TO POSE A  
THREAT TO LIFE OR PROPERTY. PLEASE CONTINUE TO HEED ANY ROAD  
CLOSURES.  
 
THE MENDENHALL LAKE LEVEL HAS DROPPED BELOW MINOR FLOOD STAGE OF 9.0  
FT AND CONTINUES TO FALL ENDING THE GLACIER DAM RELEASE EVENT. THE  
LAKE AND RIVER CRESTED AROUND 2 AM SATURDAY WITH LAKE LEVEL PEAKING  
AT 11.5 FEET, THIRD HIGHEST ON RECORD. REPORTS OF EXTENSIVE FLOODING  
OVER THE MENDENHALL LAKE AREA INCLUDING MENDENALL CAMPGROUNDS,  
HOUSES ALONG VIEW DRIVE, AND WATER OVER SKATERS CABIN ROAD.  
 
LAT...LON 5844 13444 5840 13456 5838 13456 5835 13458  
5835 13463 5848 13460  
 

 
 
PRB  
 
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