Weather Alerts for Susitna Valley

Issued by the National Weather Service

       Flood Warning      

Flood Warning  FLOOD WARNING   Flood Warning
SUSITNA VALLEY

Areas Affected:
Susitna Valley
Effective: Mon, 7/1 3:22am Updated: Mon, 7/1 6:03am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Mon, 7/1 12:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
The National Weather Service in Anchorage has issued a
* Flood Warning for...
Snowmelt in...YENTNA RIVER NEAR FISH CREEK
* Until 415 PM AKDT Monday.
* At 412 PM AKDT, Snow and glacial melt in the Yentna Basin have
caused river levels along the lower Yentna River below Fish Creek
to rise above Flood Stage. River levels are expected to rise
another 1 to 1.5 feet. At this time, locations adjacent to the
river at and downstream of Lake Creek are expected have water high
enough to surround some structures. Also, low lying areas adjacent
to the river are expected to be flooded. River levels are expected
to remain in Flood conditions until July 4.
Residents along this part of the river should prepare for river
levels to continue rising another one to 1.5 feet.
* Structures adjacent to the river are expected to be surrounded by
water. Low lying areas along the river will also be inundated.

Dense Smoke Advisory  DENSE SMOKE ADVISORY   Dense Smoke Advisory
SUSITNA VALLEY

Areas Affected:
Western Prince William Sound
Effective: Mon, 7/1 3:22am Updated: Mon, 7/1 6:03am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed, 7/3 1:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...DENSE SMOKE ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM AKDT WEDNESDAY FROM
THE STERLING AND SEWARD HIGHWAY JUNCTION SOUTH TO SEWARD...
The National Weather Service in Anchorage has issued a Dense
Smoke Advisory, which is in effect until 1 PM AKDT Wednesday.
* LOCATION...The eastern Kenai Peninsula from around the Sterling
and Seward Highway junction southward to Seward.
* SMOKE...Smoke from the Swan Lake fire will reduce visibilities
to one quarter mile or less at times. The worst conditions will
be late at night through the morning hours.
* TIMING...Through Wednesday, though there is potential for dense
smoke to persist through the remainder of the week.
* IMPACTS...Travel may be difficult due to low visibility.
Persons with respiratory problems may have difficulty breathing
when outside.

Information:
A dense smoke advisory means widespread fires will create smoke,
limiting visibilities. If driving, slow down, use your
headlights, and leave plenty of distance ahead of you in case a
sudden stop is needed. For the latest road conditions call 5 1 1
or visit 511.alaska.gov.

Dense Smoke Advisory  DENSE SMOKE ADVISORY   Dense Smoke Advisory
SUSITNA VALLEY

Areas Affected:
Western Kenai Peninsula
Effective: Mon, 7/1 3:22am Updated: Mon, 7/1 6:03am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed, 7/3 1:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...DENSE SMOKE ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM AKDT WEDNESDAY FOR
THE INTERIOR KENAI PENINSULA...
The National Weather Service in Anchorage has issued a Dense
Smoke Advisory, which is in effect until 1 PM AKDT Wednesday.
* LOCATION...Interior Kenai Peninsula, including the Sterling
Highway corridor from Sterling to Cooper Landing.
* SMOKE...Smoke from the Swan Lake fire will reduce visibilities
to one quarter mile or less at times. The worst conditions will
be late at night through the morning hours.
* TIMING...Through Wednesday, though there is potential for dense
smoke to persist through the remainder of the week.
* IMPACTS...Travel may be difficult due to low visibility.
Persons with respiratory problems may have difficulty breathing
when outside.

Information:
A dense smoke advisory means widespread fires will create smoke,
limiting visibilities. If driving, slow down, use your
headlights, and leave plenty of distance ahead of you in case a
sudden stop is needed. For the latest road conditions call 5 1 1
or visit 511.alaska.gov.

Special Weather Statement  SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT   Special Weather Statement
SUSITNA VALLEY

Areas Affected:
Anchorage - Copper River Basin - Matanuska Valley - Susitna Valley - Western Kenai Peninsula - Western Prince William Sound
Effective: Mon, 7/1 5:48am Updated: Mon, 7/1 6:03am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Mon, 7/1 12:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Observed

 
Details:
High river conditions are expected along the Matanuska, Skwentna,
Klutina, Eagle River, Sixmile, Talkeetna, Kenai at Cooper
Landing, Kenai Keys, and Kenai below Skilak Lake. Water levels are
expected to continue and/or rise into Action Stage and Bankfull
conditions until Friday Jul 5. No significant impacts are
expected along these rivers.
A Flood Warning has been issued for the Yentna River at Fish
Creek.



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