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Areal Flood Advisory
Issued: 11:09 AM AKDT Aug. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Juneau has extended the

* flood advisory for...
heavy rainfall... around the Ketchikan area in the southern Inner
Channels of Southeast Alaska...

* until 400 PM akdt

* at 1109 am akdt, local law enforcement reported heavy rain in
Ketchikan that will cause minor flooding. 4 to 12 inches of rain
have fallen in the last 18 hours. Additional rainfall of up to 2
inches is expected over the area through 4 PM this afternoon.

* Forecast: minor flooding of roads and ungauged small streams is
likely around Ketchikan through this afternoon.
Impacts: travel may be hazardous due to ponding of water on roads.
Some basements may flood due to saturated ground.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

A flood advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.


Lat... Lon 5554 13169 5539 13141 5519 13167 5546 13189


Rwt


Areal Flood Advisory
Issued: 11:09 AM AKDT Aug. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Juneau has extended the

* flood advisory for...
heavy rainfall... around the Ketchikan area in the southern Inner
Channels of Southeast Alaska...

* until 400 PM akdt

* at 1109 am akdt, local law enforcement reported heavy rain in
Ketchikan that will cause minor flooding. 4 to 12 inches of rain
have fallen in the last 18 hours. Additional rainfall of up to 2
inches is expected over the area through 4 PM this afternoon.

* Forecast: minor flooding of roads and ungauged small streams is
likely around Ketchikan through this afternoon.
Impacts: travel may be hazardous due to ponding of water on roads.
Some basements may flood due to saturated ground.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

A flood advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.


Lat... Lon 5554 13169 5539 13141 5519 13167 5546 13189


Rwt


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