... Flood Warning in effect from 815 am akdt to 215 PM akdt Sunday for
the Salcha river...
The National Weather Service in Fairbanks has issued a
* Flood Warning for the Salcha river
* until 215 PM akdt Sunday
* rapid snow melt at higher elevations over the past two days has
caused a surge of water into the Salcha drainage. The rising water
has broken loose the large chunks of ice that remain in the upper
* Areas of flooding are expected as ice jams form. These jams will
likely develop quickly.
A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. Water
levels can rise rapidly and people along the river are encouraged to
move property to higher ground away from the river bank.
Flooding is occurring or is imminent. It is important to know where
you are relative to streams... rivers... or creeks. Campers and hikers
should avoid low lying areas such as gravel bars.
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Djh may 2013