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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
453 AM AKDT SAT JUN 25 2016

AKZ206-260200-
NORTHEASTERN BROOKS RANGE-
INCLUDING...ANAKTUVUK PASS...ATIGUN PASS...GALBRAITH LAKE...
SAGWON...FRANKLIN BLUFFS
453 AM AKDT SAT JUN 25 2016

...HEAVY RAINFALL IN THE EASTERN BROOKS RANGE...

A WEATHER SYSTEM MOVING ACROSS THE ARCTIC WILL BRING HEAVY
PERIODS OF RAIN TO THE EASTERN BROOKS RANGE SUNDAY AND MONDAY.

RAINFALL AMOUNTS UP TO AN INCH WILL BE POSSIBLE IN SOME OF THE
UPSLOPE AREAS EAST OF THE DALTON HIGHWAY. THIS WILL CAUSE SMALLER
STREAMS TO RISE RAPIDLY AND POSSIBLY REACH BANKFULL EARLY IN THE
WEEK. AS THE RUNOFF MAKES ITS WAY INTO THE MAINSTEM RIVERS THEY
WILL ALSO RISE FOR A SHORT PERIOD MID WEEK BUT ARE NOT EXPECTED TO
REACH BANKFULL.

BACK COUNTRY TRAVELERS SHOULD USE CAUTION AS RIVER LEVELS CAN
CHANGE RAPIDLY AS RUNOFF MOVES INTO THE RIVERS. IN
ADDITION...INCREASED DEBRIS WILL BE MOVING DOWNRIVER.

FOR THE LATEST FORECASTS GO TO WWW.WEATHER.GOV/FAIRBANKS.


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