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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
948 AM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

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CENTRAL BEAUFORT SEA COAST-
INCLUDING...NUIQSUT...PRUDHOE BAY...ALPINE...DEADHORSE...KUPARUK
948 AM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

...FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

THE FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* THE COLVILLE RIVER DELTA

* THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.

* AS OF TUESDAY AFTERNOON...SNOWMELT AND RAIN HAVE SIGNIFICANT
  RISES OF THE WATER LEVEL ON THE COLVILLE RIVER AT UMIAT. AS OF
  YESTERDAY MORNING WATER WAS FLOWING THROUGH THE WESTERN PORTIONS
  OF THE DELTA...WITH ICE IN PLACE IN THE EASTERN CHANNEL. WATER
  LEVELS IN THE COLVILLE RIVER DELTA AREA WILL REMAIN HIGH THROUGH
  THURSDAY MORNING.

* MINOR FLOODING IS POSSIBLE IN LOW LYING AREAS OF THE COLVILLE
  RIVER DELTA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE
FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

&&

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