Heavy rains, floods, landslides advisory

Petersburg Emergency Response Director Aaron Hankins reports the National Weather Service's Juneau Forecast Team has issued a weather advisory.

They are forecasting multiple systems through this weekend will bring heavy rain and strong winds to southeast Alaska. Landslides are possible.

The first system is expected to arrive Wednesday evening, followed by a more potent storm on Friday night and into Saturday. Heavy rainfall, with 24-hour rain totals approaching 2 – 4 inches, prompted a Flood Watch for Thursday. Periods of gale force winds (sustained 34-47 knots) are possible near ocean entranc...


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