Taiya Inlet and Klondike Highway
Issued at: 5:16 PM AKDT on August 27, 2015, expires at: 4:00 PM AKDT on August 28, 2015
- ...Flood Watch in effect for the taiya river through Friday afternoon... The National Weather Service in Juneau has issued a
- Flood Watch for a portion of AK...including Taiya Inlet...and Klondike Highway.
- Through Friday afternoon
- as of Thursday afternoon...0.75 inches of rain has fallen on The Klondike Highway with another inch expected through Friday. The taiya river is currently at 15.6 feet and rising between 1 to 2 inches per hour. The river is expected to continue rising and crest around 16.7 feet Friday morning. Minor flood stage is 16.5 feet.
- Impacts are expected along the chilkoot trail. At 16.1 feet the chilkoot trail begins to inundate with water. At 16.8 feet there is knee to thigh deep water at mile 2.7 of the chilkoot trail. Tps