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Statement as of 5:48 AM AKDT on May 23, 2017

Expires 11:00 AM EDT on May 23, 2017


... More rain and winds expected late tonight through Wednesday...

Expect multiple waves of rain with the heaviest starting late
tonight and continuing through Wednesday. The heaviest rain will
fall over the northern and eastern parts of the Susitna and
Matanuska valleys, east Anchorage and the hillside, and areas of
the Kenai Peninsula. For the entire event, some locations will
receive upwards of 1 inch of rain. Expect local rises in rivers
and small streams throughout southcentral. Some of the higher
rises will be seen on rivers in the Susitna Valley. In urban areas
there is a potential for local ponding of water on roads,
particularly in areas with poor drainage.

In addition to the rain, there will be gusty southeasterly winds
across the Anchorage bowl, especially Turnagain Arm and the
hillside. Additionally, gusty southeast winds are expected out of
the Knik River Valley and along the Copper River. Winds will peak
in the aforementioned areas on Wednesday then diminish Wednesday
night. Snow levels will generally hover between 3,000-4,000 feet
on Wednesday. But with colder air moving in Thursday, snow levels
could fall as low as 1,500 feet as showers continue.


548 am akdt Tue may 23 2017

... More rain and winds expected late tonight through Wednesday...

Expect multiple waves of rain with the heaviest starting late
tonight and continuing through Wednesday. The heaviest rain will
fall over the northern and eastern parts of the Susitna and
Matanuska valleys, east Anchorage and the hillside, and areas of
the Kenai Peninsula. For the entire event, some locations will
receive upwards of 1 inch of rain. Expect local rises in rivers
and small streams throughout southcentral. Some of the higher
rises will be seen on rivers in the Susitna Valley. In urban areas
there is a potential for local ponding of water on roads,
particularly in areas with poor drainage.

In addition to the rain, there will be gusty southeasterly winds
across the Anchorage bowl, especially Turnagain Arm and the
hillside. Additionally, gusty southeast winds are expected out of
the Knik River Valley and along the Copper River. Winds will peak
in the aforementioned areas on Wednesday then diminish Wednesday
night. Snow levels will generally hover between 3,000-4,000 feet
on Wednesday. But with colder air moving in Thursday, snow levels
could fall as low as 1,500 feet as showers continue.


548 am akdt Tue may 23 2017

... More rain and winds expected late tonight through Wednesday...

Expect multiple waves of rain with the heaviest starting late
tonight and continuing through Wednesday. The heaviest rain will
fall over the northern and eastern parts of the Susitna and
Matanuska valleys, east Anchorage and the hillside, and areas of
the Kenai Peninsula. For the entire event, some locations will
receive upwards of 1 inch of rain. Expect local rises in rivers
and small streams throughout southcentral. Some of the higher
rises will be seen on rivers in the Susitna Valley. In urban areas
there is a potential for local ponding of water on roads,
particularly in areas with poor drainage.

In addition to the rain, there will be gusty southeasterly winds
across the Anchorage bowl, especially Turnagain Arm and the
hillside. Additionally, gusty southeast winds are expected out of
the Knik River Valley and along the Copper River. Winds will peak
in the aforementioned areas on Wednesday then diminish Wednesday
night. Snow levels will generally hover between 3,000-4,000 feet
on Wednesday. But with colder air moving in Thursday, snow levels
could fall as low as 1,500 feet as showers continue.



536 am akdt Tue may 23 2017

... More rain and winds expected late tonight through Wednesday...

Expect multiple waves of rain with the heaviest starting late
tonight and continuing through Wednesday. The heaviest rain will
fall over the northern and eastern parts of the Susitna and
Matanuska valleys, east Anchorage and the hillside, and areas of
the Kenai Peninsula. For the entire event, some locations will
receive upwards of 1 inch of rain. Expect local rises in rivers
and small streams throughout southcentral. Some of the higher
rises will be seen on rivers in the Susitna Valley. In urban areas
there is a potential for local ponding of water on roads,
particularly in areas with poor drainage.

In addition to the rain, there will be gusty southeasterly winds
across the Anchorage bowl, especially Turnagain Arm and the
hillside. Additionally, gusty southeast winds are expected out of
the Knik River Valley and along the Copper River. Winds will peak
in the aforementioned areas on Wednesday then diminish Wednesday
night. Snow levels will generally hover between 3,000-4,000 feet
on Wednesday. But with colder air moving in Thursday, snow levels
could fall as far as 1,500 feet as showers continue.


536 am akdt Tue may 23 2017

... More rain and winds expected late tonight through Wednesday...

Expect multiple waves of rain with the heaviest starting late
tonight and continuing through Wednesday. The heaviest rain will
fall over the northern and eastern parts of the Susitna and
Matanuska valleys, east Anchorage and the hillside, and areas of
the Kenai Peninsula. For the entire event, some locations will
receive upwards of 1 inch of rain. Expect local rises in rivers
and small streams throughout southcentral. Some of the higher
rises will be seen on rivers in the Susitna Valley. In urban areas
there is a potential for local ponding of water on roads,
particularly in areas with poor drainage.

In addition to the rain, there will be gusty southeasterly winds
across the Anchorage bowl, especially Turnagain Arm and the
hillside. Additionally, gusty southeast winds are expected out of
the Knik River Valley and along the Copper River. Winds will peak
in the aforementioned areas on Wednesday then diminish Wednesday
night. Snow levels will generally hover between 3,000-4,000 feet
on Wednesday. But with colder air moving in Thursday, snow levels
could fall as far as 1,500 feet as showers continue.



536 am akdt Tue may 23 2017

... More rain and winds expected late tonight through Wednesday...

Expect multiple waves of rain with the heaviest starting late
tonight and continuing through Wednesday. The heaviest rain will
fall over the northern and eastern parts of the Susitna and
Matanuska valleys, east Anchorage and the hillside, and areas of
the Kenai Peninsula. For the entire event, some locations will
receive upwards of 1 inch of rain. Expect local rises in rivers
and small streams throughout southcentral. Some of the higher
rises will be seen on rivers in the Susitna Valley. In urban areas
there is a potential for local ponding of water on roads,
particularly in areas with poor drainage.

In addition to the rain, there will be gusty southeasterly winds
across the Anchorage bowl, especially Turnagain Arm and the
hillside. Additionally, gusty southeast winds are expected out of
the Knik River Valley and along the Copper River. Winds will peak
in the aforementioned areas on Wednesday then diminish Wednesday
night. Snow levels will generally hover between 3,000-4,000 feet
on Wednesday. But with colder air moving in Thursday, snow levels
could fall as far as 1,500 feet as showers continue.


228 am akdt Tue may 23 2017

... An organized storm will bring rains and gusty winds today
through Wednesday...

This wet pattern will continue through mid week over southcentral
Alaska. Expecting multiple waves of rain with the heaviest rain
expected on Wednesday. The heaviest rain will fall over the
northern and eastern parts of the Susitna and Matanuska valleys,
east Anchorage and the hillside, and areas of the Kenai Peninsula.
For the entire event, some locations will receive upwards of one
inch of rain. Expect local rises in rivers and small streams
throughout southcentral. Some of the higher rises will be seen on
rivers in the Susitna Valley. In urban areas there is a potential
for local ponding of water on roads, particularly in areas with
poor drainage.

In addition to the rain, there will be gusty southeasterly winds
across the Anchorage bowl, especially Turnagain Arm and the
hillside. Additionally, gusty southeast winds are expected out of
the Knik River Valley and along the Copper River. Winds will peak
in the aforementioned areas on Wednesday then diminish Wednesday
night.



228 am akdt Tue may 23 2017

... An organized storm will bring rains and gusty winds today
through Wednesday...

This wet pattern will continue through mid week over southcentral
Alaska. Expecting multiple waves of rain with the heaviest rain
expected on Wednesday. The heaviest rain will fall over the
northern and eastern parts of the Susitna and Matanuska valleys,
east Anchorage and the hillside, and areas of the Kenai Peninsula.
For the entire event, some locations will receive upwards of one
inch of rain. Expect local rises in rivers and small streams
throughout southcentral. Some of the higher rises will be seen on
rivers in the Susitna Valley. In urban areas there is a potential
for local ponding of water on roads, particularly in areas with
poor drainage.

In addition to the rain, there will be gusty southeasterly winds
across the Anchorage bowl, especially Turnagain Arm and the
hillside. Additionally, gusty southeast winds are expected out of
the Knik River Valley and along the Copper River. Winds will peak
in the aforementioned areas on Wednesday then diminish Wednesday
night.



228 am akdt Tue may 23 2017

... An organized storm will bring rains and gusty winds today
through Wednesday...

This wet pattern will continue through mid week over southcentral
Alaska. Expecting multiple waves of rain with the heaviest rain
expected on Wednesday. The heaviest rain will fall over the
northern and eastern parts of the Susitna and Matanuska valleys,
east Anchorage and the hillside, and areas of the Kenai Peninsula.
For the entire event, some locations will receive upwards of one
inch of rain. Expect local rises in rivers and small streams
throughout southcentral. Some of the higher rises will be seen on
rivers in the Susitna Valley. In urban areas there is a potential
for local ponding of water on roads, particularly in areas with
poor drainage.

In addition to the rain, there will be gusty southeasterly winds
across the Anchorage bowl, especially Turnagain Arm and the
hillside. Additionally, gusty southeast winds are expected out of
the Knik River Valley and along the Copper River. Winds will peak
in the aforementioned areas on Wednesday then diminish Wednesday
night.




218 am akdt Tue may 23 2017

... An organized storm will bring rains and gusty winds today
through Wednesday...

This wet pattern will continue through mid week over southcentral
Alaska. Expecting multiple waves of rain with the heaviest rain
expected today, tonight and again on Wednesday. The heaviest rain
will fall over the northern and eastern parts of the Susitna and
Matanuska valleys, east Anchorage and the hillside, and areas of
the Kenai Peninsula. For the entire event, some locations will
receive upwards of one inch of rain. Expect local rises in rivers
and small streams throughout southcentral. Some of the higher
rises will be seen on rivers in the Susitna Valley. In urban areas
there is a potential for local ponding of water on roads,
particularly in areas with poor drainage.

In addition to the rain, there will be gusty southeasterly winds
across the Anchorage bowl, especially Turnagain Arm and the
hillside. Additionally, gusty southeast winds are expected out of
the Knik River Valley and along the Copper River. Winds will peak
in the aforementioned areas on Wednesday then diminish Wednesday
night.



218 am akdt Tue may 23 2017

... An organized storm will bring rains and gusty winds today
through Wednesday...

This wet pattern will continue through mid week over southcentral
Alaska. Expecting multiple waves of rain with the heaviest rain
expected today, tonight and again on Wednesday. The heaviest rain
will fall over the northern and eastern parts of the Susitna and
Matanuska valleys, east Anchorage and the hillside, and areas of
the Kenai Peninsula. For the entire event, some locations will
receive upwards of one inch of rain. Expect local rises in rivers
and small streams throughout southcentral. Some of the higher
rises will be seen on rivers in the Susitna Valley. In urban areas
there is a potential for local ponding of water on roads,
particularly in areas with poor drainage.

In addition to the rain, there will be gusty southeasterly winds
across the Anchorage bowl, especially Turnagain Arm and the
hillside. Additionally, gusty southeast winds are expected out of
the Knik River Valley and along the Copper River. Winds will peak
in the aforementioned areas on Wednesday then diminish Wednesday
night.



218 am akdt Tue may 23 2017

... An organized storm will bring rains and gusty winds today
through Wednesday...

This wet pattern will continue through mid week over southcentral
Alaska. Expecting multiple waves of rain with the heaviest rain
expected today, tonight and again on Wednesday. The heaviest rain
will fall over the northern and eastern parts of the Susitna and
Matanuska valleys, east Anchorage and the hillside, and areas of
the Kenai Peninsula. For the entire event, some locations will
receive upwards of one inch of rain. Expect local rises in rivers
and small streams throughout southcentral. Some of the higher
rises will be seen on rivers in the Susitna Valley. In urban areas
there is a potential for local ponding of water on roads,
particularly in areas with poor drainage.

In addition to the rain, there will be gusty southeasterly winds
across the Anchorage bowl, especially Turnagain Arm and the
hillside. Additionally, gusty southeast winds are expected out of
the Knik River Valley and along the Copper River. Winds will peak
in the aforementioned areas on Wednesday then diminish Wednesday
night.




350 PM akdt Mon may 22 2017

... More rain and winds expected Tuesday night through Wednesday...

The wet pattern will continue through mid week over southcentral
Alaska. After a brief break from the heavier rain Tuesday, expect
the rain to return Tuesday night through Wednesday evening. The
heaviest rain will fall over the northern and eastern parts of the
Susitna and Matanuska valleys, east Anchorage and the hillside,
and areas of the Kenai Peninsula. No flooding is expected,
however expect local rises in rivers and small streams throughout
southcentral. Some of the higher rises will be seen on rivers in
the Susitna Valley. In urban areas there is a potential for local
ponding of water on roads, particularly in areas with poor
drainage.

In addition to the rain, there will be gusty southeasterly winds
across the Anchorage bowl, especially Turnagain Arm and the
hillside. Additionally, gusty southeast winds are expected out of
the Knik River Valley and along the Copper River. Winds will peak
in the aforementioned areas on Wednesday then diminish Wednesday
night.


350 PM akdt Mon may 22 2017

... More rain and winds expected Tuesday night through Wednesday...

The wet pattern will continue through mid week over southcentral
Alaska. After a brief break from the heavier rain Tuesday, expect
the rain to return Tuesday night through Wednesday evening. The
heaviest rain will fall over the northern and eastern parts of the
Susitna and Matanuska valleys, east Anchorage and the hillside,
and areas of the Kenai Peninsula. No flooding is expected,
however expect local rises in rivers and small streams throughout
southcentral. Some of the higher rises will be seen on rivers in
the Susitna Valley. In urban areas there is a potential for local
ponding of water on roads, particularly in areas with poor
drainage.

In addition to the rain, there will be gusty southeasterly winds
across the Anchorage bowl, especially Turnagain Arm and the
hillside. Additionally, gusty southeast winds are expected out of
the Knik River Valley and along the Copper River. Winds will peak
in the aforementioned areas on Wednesday then diminish Wednesday
night.


350 PM akdt Mon may 22 2017

... More rain and winds expected Tuesday night through Wednesday...

The wet pattern will continue through mid week over southcentral
Alaska. After a brief break from the heavier rain Tuesday, expect
the rain to return Tuesday night through Wednesday evening. The
heaviest rain will fall over the northern and eastern parts of the
Susitna and Matanuska valleys, east Anchorage and the hillside,
and areas of the Kenai Peninsula. No flooding is expected,
however expect local rises in rivers and small streams throughout
southcentral. Some of the higher rises will be seen on rivers in
the Susitna Valley. In urban areas there is a potential for local
ponding of water on roads, particularly in areas with poor
drainage.

In addition to the rain, there will be gusty southeasterly winds
across the Anchorage bowl, especially Turnagain Arm and the
hillside. Additionally, gusty southeast winds are expected out of
the Knik River Valley and along the Copper River. Winds will peak
in the aforementioned areas on Wednesday then diminish Wednesday
night.



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