Weather Alerts for Susitna Valley

Issued by the National Weather Service

       Flood Advisory      

Flood Advisory  FLOOD ADVISORY   Flood Advisory
SUSITNA VALLEY

Areas Affected:
Kodiak Island
Effective: Thu, 4/18 3:45pm Updated: Thu, 4/18 10:15pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sat, 4/20 3:30pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
Periods of heavy rainfall combined with high tides could bring
flooding to low lying areas near Kodiak City.  Low lying roads and
homes near Bells Flats and coastal roads crossing rivers and streams
could experience flooding, especially during high tide.

* WHAT...Small stream flooding caused by excessive rainfall is
expected.

* WHERE...Low lying areas around Kodiak City including Bells Flats
and coastal roadways connecting to Kodiak City.

* WHEN...Until 330 PM AKDT Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Minor flooding in low-lying and poor drainage areas.
Water over roadways. Possible isolated landslides in areas of
steep terrain.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
- At 332 PM AKDT, satellite estimates and rain gauge data
indicate heavy rain across the advisory area. This will cause
small stream flooding in addition to overflowing of poor
drainage areas.
- Additional rainfall of up to 3 inches will be possible
through Saturday morning.  This rainfall could cause
additional landslides in the area.
- http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

Information:
Stay tuned to further developments on weather.gov/Anchorage or by
listening to your local radio, television, or NOAA Weather Radio for
further information.

Be aware of your surroundings and do not drive through flooded roads.

Wind Advisory  WIND ADVISORY   Wind Advisory
SUSITNA VALLEY

Areas Affected:
Northern Denali Borough
Effective: Thu, 4/18 9:46pm Updated: Thu, 4/18 10:15pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri, 4/19 6:00am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
* WHAT...Southeast winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.

* WHERE...Northern Denali Borough.

* WHEN...Until 6 AM AKDT Friday.

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree
limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.

Information:
Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high
profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.

Flood Watch  FLOOD WATCH   Flood Watch
SUSITNA VALLEY

Areas Affected:
Kodiak Island
Effective: Thu, 4/18 11:47am Updated: Thu, 4/18 10:15pm Urgency: Future
Expires: Sat, 4/20 12:00pm Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
Periods of moderate to heavy rain over the past 24 hours have
saturated the hillsides around Kodiak.  Some landslides have already
been reported.  Additional rainfall of 2-3 inches is possible
through early Saturday.  Movement of saturated soils and areas of
overburden are possible as rainfall continues in the area.

* WHAT...Flooding caused by excessive rainfall is possible.

* WHERE...The following area, Kodiak Island.  This includes the city
of Kodiak City.

* WHEN...Through Saturday morning.

* IMPACTS...Periods of moderate to excessive rainfall has resulted
in saturated soils across the watch area and may cause possible
landslides in areas of steep terrain.  Small streams and rivers
could see considerable rises and some flooding is also possible.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
- A large area of moisture will continue to move into Kodiak
Island over the next 48 hours.  An additional 2-3 inches of
rainfall is possible in the watch area through Saturday
morning.

- Http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

- Stay away from steep barren hillsides due to the landslide
danger.

Information:
Stay tuned to further developments on weather.gov/Anchorage or by
listening to your local radio, television, or NOAA Weather Radio for
further information.



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