Weather Alerts for Lower Kuskokwim Valley

Issued by the National Weather Service

       Flood Advisory              Flood Statement      

Dense Smoke Advisory  DENSE SMOKE ADVISORY   Dense Smoke Advisory
LOWER KUSKOKWIM VALLEY

Areas Affected:
Western Prince William Sound
Effective: Wed, 8/21 3:13pm Updated: Wed, 8/21 6:35pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed, 8/21 10:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...DENSE SMOKE ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM AKDT THIS
EVENING SOUTH TO SEWARD...
* LOCATION...From the Sterling and Seward Highway junction
southward to Seward.
* SMOKE...Smoke from the Swan Lake fire will reduce visibilities
to one quarter mile or less at times.
* TIMING...Through Wednesday evening.
* IMPACTS...Travel may be difficult due to low visibility.
Persons with respiratory problems may have difficulty
breathing when outside. For more information on Air Quality,
please visit www.dec.alaska.gov.

Information:
A dense smoke advisory means widespread fires will create smoke,
limiting visibilities. If driving, Slow down, use your
headlights, and leave plenty of distance ahead of you in case a
sudden stop is needed. For the latest road conditions call
5 1 1 or visit 511.alaska.gov.

Dense Smoke Advisory  DENSE SMOKE ADVISORY   Dense Smoke Advisory
LOWER KUSKOKWIM VALLEY

Areas Affected:
Western Kenai Peninsula
Effective: Wed, 8/21 3:13pm Updated: Wed, 8/21 6:35pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Thu, 8/22 7:00am Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...DENSE SMOKE ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM AKDT
THURSDAY FOR THE INTERIOR KENAI PENINSULA...
* LOCATION...Interior Kenai Peninsula, including the Sterling
Highway corridor from Sterling to Cooper Landing.
* SMOKE...Smoke from the Swan Lake Fire will reduce visibilities
to one quarter mile or less at times.
* TIMING...Through early Thursday morning.
* IMPACTS...Travel may be difficult due to low visibility.
Persons with respiratory problems may have difficulty
breathing when outside. For more information on Air Quality,
please visit www.dec.alaska.gov.

Information:
A dense smoke advisory means widespread fires will create smoke,
limiting visibilities. If driving, Slow down, use your
headlights, and leave plenty of distance ahead of you in case a
sudden stop is needed. For the latest road conditions call
5 1 1 or visit 511.alaska.gov.

Flood Advisory  FLOOD ADVISORY   Flood Advisory
LOWER KUSKOKWIM VALLEY

Areas Affected:
Western Prince William Sound
Effective: Wed, 8/21 3:13pm Updated: Wed, 8/21 6:35pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed, 8/21 10:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
The National Weather Service in Anchorage has issued a
* Flood Advisory for...
Snow River and Kenai Lake
* Until noon AKDT Friday.
* The Snow glacier dammed lake is releasing at this time. Water
levels on the Snow River are steadily rising and are reflective of
previous outburst events. Expect a significant water level
increase on the Snow River and Kenai Lake through the weekend.
* Water will likely rise to the point of flooding the Primrose
campground and other low lying areas by Friday afternoon.
* There is considerable uncertainty of water volumes released and
drain rates during glacial dammed lake outbursts. Please check
back for updates at the Alaska-Pacific River Forecast Center
website: www.weather.gov/aprfc/

Information:
A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.

Flood Statement  FLOOD STATEMENT   Flood Statement
LOWER KUSKOKWIM VALLEY

Areas Affected:
Western Kenai Peninsula
Effective: Wed, 8/21 3:13pm Updated: Wed, 8/21 6:35pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Thu, 8/22 7:00am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
The National Weather Service in Anchorage has issued a
* Flood Advisory for...
Kenai Lake and the Kenai River from Cooper Landing to Skilak Lake
* Until 1215 PM AKDT Friday.
*  The Snow glacier dammed lake is releasing at this time. Water
levels on the Snow River are steadily rising and are reflective
of previous outburst events. Expect a significant water level
increase on Kenai Lake through the weekend.
*  Water may continue to rise on Kenai Lake and the Kenai River
through the weekend and early next week.
* Water levels on the Kenai River below Skilak Lake will likely see
a more moderate increase to bankfull conditions by early next week.
* There is considerable uncertainty of water volumes released and
drain rates during glacial dammed lake outbursts. Please check
back for updates at the Alaska-Pacific River Forecast Center
website: www.weather.gov/aprfc/
* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Cooper Landing, Kenai Lake.

Information:
A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.

Special Weather Statement  SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT   Special Weather Statement
LOWER KUSKOKWIM VALLEY

Areas Affected:
Central Interior - Deltana and Tanana Flats - Middle Tanana Valley
Effective: Wed, 8/21 3:13pm Updated: Wed, 8/21 6:35pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Thu, 8/22 1:15pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Observed

 
Details:
...High Water Continues on Interior Alaska Rivers...
River levels across the Interior remain high, but are expected to
drop over the next few days. Ponding of water in low lying areas
is still possible, especially in areas that were impacted by
flooding, such as the Steamboat Landing and Rosie Creek
subdivisions and the Freeman Road areas near Fairbanks.



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