Upper Kuskokwim Valley Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Special Statement
Statement as of 22:48 AKDT le 31 août 2014

...Significant rainfall and High River levels this week...

Heavy rainfall is expected over the western interior Monday and Tuesday as a strong weather system sweeps east across northern Alaska. A widespread swath of rainfall totaling 1 inch or more is forecast from the Nulato Hills east to the Kuskokwim Mountains and the Alaska Range. The heaviest rain will fall over the Nulato Hills and the western Alaska Range where 1 to 2 inches of rain is likely. Some locations in the western Alaska Range may see rainfall in excess of 2 inches.

Rivers and streams in the western interior will rise Monday through Wednesday due to runoff from the rainfall. In the Alaska Range...some small streams and rivers may flow overbank in low lying areas. In addition...the heavy rain may cause rock and mudslides in areas of steep terrain.

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1048 PM akdt sun Aug 31 2014

...Significant rainfall and High River levels this week...

Heavy rainfall is expected over the western interior Monday and Tuesday as a strong weather system sweeps east across northern Alaska. A widespread swath of rainfall totaling 1 inch or more is forecast from the Nulato Hills east to the Kuskokwim Mountains and the Alaska Range. The heaviest rain will fall over the Nulato Hills and the western Alaska Range where 1 to 2 inches of rain is likely. Some locations in the western Alaska Range may see rainfall in excess of 2 inches.

Rivers and streams in the western interior will rise Monday through Wednesday due to runoff from the rainfall. In the Alaska Range...some small streams and rivers may flow overbank in low lying areas. In addition...the heavy rain may cause rock and mudslides in areas of steep terrain.

Ewp

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