562  
WGAK87 PAJK 142153  
FLSAJK  
 
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK  
121 PM AKDT TUE AUG 14 2018  
 
AKZ018-142131-  
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
TAIYA INLET AND KLONDIKE HIGHWAY-  
121 PM AKDT TUE AUG 14 2018  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING FROM HEAVY RAINFALL HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR THE  
TAIYA RIVER NEAR SKAGWAY IN THE NORTHERN INNER CHANNELS OF  
SOUTHEAST ALASKA...  
 
THE HEAVY RAIN HAS ENDED AND FLOOD WATERS HAVE RECEDED, NO LONGER  
POSING A THREAT TO LIFE OR PROPERTY. PLEASE CONTINUE TO HEED ANY ROAD  
OR TRAIL CLOSURES.  
 
THE TAIYA RIVER CRESTED JUST SLIGHTLY BELOW 17 FEET AROUND 5:30 AM  
AKDT TUESDAY MORNING. AS OF 1 PM TUESDAY, THE STAGE OF THE RIVER WAS  
16.3 FEET AND FALLING. BANK FULL FOR THE TAIYA IS 16 FEET AND THE  
RIVER IS EXPECTED FALL BELOW 16 FEET LATER THIS AFTERNOON.  
 
LAT...LON 5962 13530 5957 13528 5950 13531 5948 13532  
5948 13541 5962 13537  
 

 
 
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