637  
WWAK87 PAJK 100003  
SPSAJK  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK  
403 PM AKDT SUN AUG 9 2020  
 
AKZ017>024-100800-  
CAPE FAIRWEATHER TO CAPE SUCKLING COASTAL AREA-  
TAIYA INLET AND KLONDIKE HIGHWAY-HAINES BOROUGH AND LYNN CANAL-  
GLACIER BAY-EASTERN CHICHAGOF ISLAND-  
SALISBURY SOUND TO CAPE FAIRWEATHER COASTAL AREA-  
CAPE DECISION TO SALISBURY SOUND COASTAL AREA-  
EASTERN BARANOF ISLAND AND SOUTHERN ADMIRALTY ISLAND-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF YAKUTAT, SKAGWAY, HAINES, GUSTAVUS,  
HOONAH, ELFIN COVE, PELICAN, SITKA, PORT ALEXANDER, AND ANGOON  
403 PM AKDT SUN AUG 9 2020  
   
..STRONG GUSTY WINDS AND HEAVY RAIN THROUGH TONIGHT
 
 
A STORM BRINGING HEAVY RAIN AND STRONG WINDS OF 15 TO 30 MPH WITH  
GUSTS AS HIGH AS 40 TO 50 MPH WILL PERSIST INTO TONIGHT. THE  
REGION IS FORECAST TO RECEIVE BETWEEN 1 TO 3 INCHES WITH THIS  
STORM, BUT SOME AREAS ALONG THE EASTERN GULF COAST, PARTICULARLY  
HIGHER ELEVATIONS, MAY SEE 3 TO 6 INCHES THROUGH TONIGHT. EXPECT  
RIVERS AND SMALL STREAMS TO RISE TO NEAR BANKFULL CONDITIONS  
TONIGHT WITH A SLOW DROP OFF INTO MONDAY.  
 

 
 
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