Weather Alerts for Western Prince William Sound

Issued by the National Weather Service

       Flood Advisory      

Flood Advisory  FLOOD ADVISORY   Flood Advisory
WESTERN PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND

Areas Affected:
Matanuska Valley - Susitna Valley
Effective: Wed, 8/10 4:22pm Updated: Thu, 8/11 1:15am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Thu, 8/11 1:15pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 115 PM AKDT THURSDAY...
* WHAT...Flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues.
* WHERE...Areas along the Lower Little Susitna River.
* WHEN...Until 115 PM AKDT Thursday.
* IMPACTS...Numerous roads and low lying properties were reported to
be flooded Monday night and Tuesday downstream from the Parks
Highway Bridge and are expected to be impacted by flood waters
until tomorrow.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
- At 411 PM AKDT, 5 to 7 inches of rain has fallen since Sunday
in the Talkeetna Mountains which lead to minor to moderate
flooding on rivers and streams draining the mountains. Water
levels have receded below flood stage on most waterways in
the area with the exception of the Little Susitna River near
the Parks Highway, which has crested but still remains in
moderate flood stage. Water levels on the Little Susitna
River will continue to slowly recede through the rest of the
week and are forecasted to fall below flood stage (11.0 ft)
by tomorrow afternoon.
- For Little Susitna at Houston:
At 4:00pm Wednesday the stage was 11.95 feet.
Flood Stage is 11.0 feet.
River crested at 12.61 feet at midnight Wednesday morning.
- http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood
- If you live near or along the Lower Little Susitna River stay
alert and be prepared to take action.

Information:
Stay tuned to further developments by listening to your local radio,
television, or NOAA Weather Radio for further information.
Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.



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