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Flood Advisory Issued for Upper Kenai River

September 3rd, 2015
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ANCHORAGE HAS ISSUED A 
 
* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR... 
 
THE KENAI RIVER FROM KENAI LAKE TO SKILAK LAKE 
 
* UNTIL 645 PM AKDT FRIDAY 
 
* THE SNOW GLACIER-DAMMED LAKE IN THE KENAI MOUNTAINS HAS RELEASED 
AND IS SENDING ADDITIONAL WATER INTO KENAI LAKE AND THE KENAI 
RIVER. WATER LEVELS ON THE KENAI RIVER AT COOPER LANDING ARE 
APPROACHING 12.5 FT THIS MORNING AND CONTINUING TO RISE. MINOR 
FLOOD STAGE IS AT 13.0 FT AND IS EXPECTED TO BE REACHED AROUND 
MIDDAY THURSDAY. A CREST AROUND 13.5 FT IS NOW EXPECTED BY 10 AM 
AKDT FRIDAY. 
 
* IMPACTS: WATER LEVELS ALONG THE KENAI RIVER UPSTREAM OF SKILAK 
LAKE ARE EXPECTED TO BE AT OR ABOVE BANK FULL WITH LOW-LYING AREAS 
LIKELY FLOODED.

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