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River ice jam that led to Alaska flooding churns

...revealed chunks of ice have broken off at the front of the 30-mile ice jam on the Yukon River, National Weather Service hydrologist Ed Plumb said. That means the jam will move soon and waters will begin to recede in the waterlogged town of Galena, 20...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-05-30/river-ice-jam-led-alaska-flooding-churn
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Rainfall nearly sets records in Interior

...Daily News-Miner reported."To get that much rain in 36 hours in Fairbanks is a big deal," National Weather Service hydrologist Ed Plumb.Meteorologist Rick Thomas said that's only the fourth time in history with back-to-back days with more than...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-04/rainfall-nearly-sets-records-interior
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Impending inundation

...Mendenhall River homes.The team recently installed a seasonal sensor to monitor the water levels in the basin.Weather Service Hydrologist Aaron Jacobs said the waters in the basin are rising at a steady pace of around two feet per day. During the heavy rains...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-06-20/impending-inundation
Outdoors
Homes in Alaska village threatened by erosion

...erosion is not unusual for Huslia. However, the extent of this year's migration is abnormal, National Weather Service hydrologist Ed Plumb said."You do get a little bit of erosion every year," he said. "But this is more unusual to have 70-plus...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-09/homes-alaska-village-threatened-erosion
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Homes in Alaska village of Huslia threatened by erosion

...erosion is not unusual for Huslia. However, the extent of this year's migration is abnormal, National Weather Service hydrologist Ed Plumb said."You do get a little bit of erosion every year," he said. "But this is more unusual to have 70-plus...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-08/homes-alaska-village-huslia-threatened-
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Anchorage homes near Chester Creek see flooding

...seen in spring.The Anchorage Daily News reports a handful of residents are reporting flooding from Chester Creek.City hydrologist Jeff Urbanus says the cold snap caused water to freeze at the bottom of the creek and all the way to the surface. The phenomenon...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-05/anchorage-homes-near-chester-creek-see-
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River forecasters say Alaska flood threat moderate

...experienced below-normal April temperatures. But the most critical factor is the weather in the next few weeks, said hydrologist Scott Lindsey, and atmospheric models that predicted April's cold are giving mixed signals for May."We don't have...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-05-07/river-forecasters-say-alaska-flood-thre
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Floodwaters drop after Alaska river ice jam breaks

...of 95."We just lucked out," Nelson said. "So far, it looks like we might be all right."National Weather Service hydrologist Ed Plumb said the river has risen in Koyukuk, 360 miles northwest of Anchorage, but may not flood. So far, the water...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-05-31/floodwaters-drop-after-alaska-river-ice
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Minor flooding reported in Fort Yukon

...Watch Team noted the ice is intact and looks stronger than the ice upriver from Fort Yukon," said National Weather Service hydrologist Ed Plumb from his office in Fairbanks.That means there is potential for the breakup front - or the boundary between ice...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-05-21/minor-flooding-reported-fort-yukon
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Officials: Fort Yukon flooding threat mostly over

...reached Friday morning. Town offices were closed because of the flooding.On Thursday, Carroll and National Weather Service hydrologist Ed Plumb went on the air at the KZPA AM radio station to deliver mostly good news."It appears the jam upriver is a nonissue...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-05-26/officials-fort-yukon-flooding-threat-mo
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