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Seward Area Flood Advisory

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ANCHORAGE HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
SEWARD AREA INCLUDING THE RESURRECTION RIVER...

* UNTIL 430 PM AKDT TUESDAY

* ANOTHER WAVE OF HEAVY PRECIPITATION BRINGING 2-3 INCHES OF RAIN IS
FORECAST TO IMPACT SEWARD STARTING SUNDAY NIGHT AND ENDING MONDAY
EVENING. THIS RAIN WILL LIKELY CAUSE THE RESURRECTION RIVER TO
REACH MINOR FLOOD STAGE OF 17 FEET EARLY TUESDAY MORNING AND MAY
CAUSE FLOODING OF THE RUNWAY. LOW LYING AND OTHER FLOOD PRONE
AREAS IN THE SEWARD AREA WILL SEE HIGH WATER.
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE... RESURRECTION RIVER AND SMALL STREAMS IN THE SEWARD AREA. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES. A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS RIVER OR STREAM FLOWS ARE ELEVATED, OR PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN OR OTHER AREAS IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT.

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