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AKZ025-020000-
JUNEAU BOROUGH AND NORTHERN ADMIRALTY ISLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...JUNEAU
156 PM AKDT WED JUL 1 2015

...TAKU RIVER RISING QUICKLY DUE TO DAM RELEASE THROUGH THURSDAY 
AFTERNOON...

LAKE NO LAKE WAS OBSERVED BY PILOTS AS RELEASING WATER UNDER THE
TALSEQUAH GLACIER ON WEDNESDAY. RIVER LEVELS HAVE BEGUN TO RISE
QUICKLY AND WATER TEMPERATURES ARE FALLING ON TAKU RIVER AS THE
RELEASED WATER RAISES THE WATER LEVEL. AT 2 PM THE TAKU RIVER WAS
AT 38.3 FEET AND IS EXPECTED TO CREST AT 42.8 FEET 10 AM THURSDAY
MORNING. FLOOD STAGE FOR THE TAKU RIVER IS 43.0 FEET WITH BANKFULL
LEVEL CONDITIONS 42.0 FEET. THERE IS UNCERTAINTY REGARDING THE
AMOUNT OF WATER THAT WILL RELEASED INTO THE TAKU RIVER SO THE
CREST HEIGHT AND TIMING MAY DIFFER FROM THE FORECAST.

INCREASE FLOW ON THE RIVER WILL RESULT IN INCREASED FLOATING
DEBRIS OF TREES AND ICE CHUCKS FLOWING DOWN THE TAKU RIVER. COLDER
THAN NORMAL WATER TEMPERATURES WILL HAVE AN INCREASED THREAT OF
HYPOTHERMIA FOR ANYONE FALLING IN TO THE WATER. PERSONS ARE
ENCOURAGED TO TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS WHILE RECREATING ON THE TAKU
RIVER THROUGH THE EVENT.

WATER LEVELS WILL FALL QUICKLY AFTER THE CREST THURSDAY MORNING
RECEDING BELOW 42.0 FEET BY THURSDAY AFTERNOON. 

THE NEXT STATEMENT ON THIS EVENT WILL AT 10 PM AKDT WED.  

 
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FPAK57PAJK_AKZ025
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AKZ025-020100-
JUNEAU BOROUGH AND NORTHERN ADMIRALTY ISLAND-
INCLUDING...JUNEAU
500 AM AKDT WED JUL 1 2015 
.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
HIGHS AROUND 62. LIGHT WINDS. 
.TONIGHT...RAIN. LOWS AROUND 54. SOUTHEAST WIND INCREASING TO 10
TO 20 MPH IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...RAIN. HIGHS AROUND 58. SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 20 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 51. SOUTHWEST WIND
15 MPH. 
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS AROUND 61.
NORTHWEST WIND 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 51. 
.INDEPENDENCE DAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS
AROUND 67. LOWS AROUND 52. 
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS AROUND 72. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 55. 
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS AROUND 73. LOWS
AROUND 55. 

&&
               TEMPERATURE     /    PRECIPITATION    

JUNEAU AIRPORT      64    53    58  /  20   100    90 
DOWNTOWN JUNEAU     60    54    55  /  20   100   100 
MENDENHALL VALLEY   61    51    55  /  20   100   100 

$$

Derived from FPAK57PAJK - Updated 15:10 07/01/2015


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