Taiya Inlet and Klondike Highway Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

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Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 6:28 PM AKDT Aug. 13, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Juneau has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
heavy rainfall... around taiya river in the northern Inner

* until 400 PM akdt Wednesday.

* At 628 PM akdt, river gauge reports indicate large water level
rises from heavy rain over the warning area that is causing
impacts. Rivers and streams will continue to rise rapidly. An
estimated 1 to 2 inches of rain have fallen in the last 9 hours at
higher elevation. Additional rainfall of 1 inch is expected over
the area through 8 hours.

* For the taiya river:
at 628 PM akdt the stage was 16.5 feet.
Flood stage is 16.5 feet.
Forecast: crest of 17.5 feet at 4 am Wednesday morning.
Impacts: at 17.5 feet the National Park service may close the
chilkoot trail due to flooding impacts associated with high water
in the surrounding watershed.

Please stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio or your favorite local
weather news source for updates on this situation.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Flooding is occurring or is imminent. It is important to know where
you are relative to streams, rivers, or creeks which can become
killers in heavy rains. Campers and hikers should avoid streams or

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All
interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.

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