FAIRBANKS NORTH STAR BOROUGH

907 Terminal St. Fairbanks AK 99701 (907) 459-1000
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
3:03 PM AKDT TUE AUG 9 2016
MIDDLE TANANA VALLEY-
INCLUDING...FAIRBANKS...FORT WAINWRIGHT...EIELSON AFB...ESTER...
NORTH POLE...MOOSE CREEK...TWO RIVERS...FOX...CHATANIKA...
CHENA HOT SPRINGS...SOURDOUGH CAMP

...HIGH WATER ON THE TANANA RIVER NEAR FAIRBANKS...

THE TANANA RIVER NEAR FAIRBANKS HAS RISEN TO NEAR BANKFULL LEVELS
AS A RESULT OF RECENT RAINFALL. AT THIS LEVEL DURING THE RECENT
FLOOD EVENT, LOW AREAS IN THE ROSIE CREEK AREA BEGAN TO EXPERIENCE
FLOODING. IT APPEARS THAT THE TANANA RIVER HAS CRESTED ON TUESDAY
AFTERNOON, AND LEVELS WILL FALL SLOWLY OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.

ANY ADDITIONAL RISES MAY RESULT IN MINOR FLOODING OF LOW LYING
AREAS ALONG THE TANANA RIVER. RESIDENTS AND RECREATIONAL RIVER
USERS SHOULD MONITOR THE SITUATION FOR CHANGES.
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**FNSB EMERGENCY OPERATIONS DEPARTMENT WOULD LIKE TO KNOW IF YOUR PROPERTY HAS BEEN AFFECTED BY THIS FLOODING

    • INCIDENT. PLEASE CALL 907-459-1481 OR SEND AN EMAIL TO: emergencyoperations@fnsb.us with your name, street address and if possible, the date/time your home or property was affected.

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