Flood Alert Update

FAIRBANKS (AP) - Weather officials say the amount of rain seen this week in Interior Alaska has come down in near record amounts.

AP reports 3.31 inches of rain fell from Tuesday to mid-day Wednesday - that's the third wettest two-day period in 102 years of record keeping in Fairbanks.

National Weather Service meteorologist Rick Thomas says that's only the fourth time in history with back-to-back days with more than an inch of rain each at Fairbanks International Airport.

The rain has prompted flood warnings, watches or advisories for nearly every stream and river in the Interior.

The latest list is as follows:

...A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 200 PM AKDT SATURDAY
FOR THE UPPER CHENA RIVER...

...A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 745 AM AKDT FRIDAY FOR
THE LITTLE CHENA RIVER...

...A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 630 AM AKDT FRIDAY FOR
THE CHATANIKA RIVER...

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM AKDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING FOR THE TANANA RIVER...

...FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 915 PM AKDT THURSDAY FOR
GOLDSTREAM CREEK AND SURROUNDING SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS...

...THE FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 945 AM AKDT
THURSDAY FOR BIRCH CREEK AND SURROUNDING SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS...

...FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 700 AM AKDT FRIDAY FOR BEAVER
CREEK AND SURROUNDING SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS...