Weather Alerts for Palmer Alaska

Issued by the National Weather Service

       Flood Advisory      

Special Weather Statement  SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT   Special Weather Statement

Areas Affected:
Matanuska Valley
Effective: Wed, 6/26 5:40pm Updated: Thu, 6/27 9:15am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri, 6/28 1:45pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Observed

Warm temperatures and freezing levels rising to 10000-13000 ft
through the week will increase glacier and high elevation snowmelt
on the Matanuska River and other predominantly glacier fed rivers
in the Matanuska-Susitna valleys. High river levels on the
Matanuska River may increase bank erosion.

Flood Advisory  FLOOD ADVISORY   Flood Advisory

Areas Affected:
Susitna Valley
Effective: Thu, 6/27 6:53am Updated: Thu, 6/27 9:15am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Thu, 6/27 10:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

The National Weather Service in Anchorage has extended the
* Flood Advisory for...
Snowmelt in...
the Yentna River at Lake Creek.
* Until 1030 AM AKDT Friday.
* At 909 AM AKDT Wednesday, gauge reports indicated that the Yentna
River at Lake Creek was at 21.2 ft, 1.2 ft above minor flood
stage. Due to warm temperatures causing glacier melt, the river is
expected to remain elevated through the end of the week.  The
river could reach moderate flood stage of 22.0 feet later this

A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.