NWS: Flood warning on the Taku River is canceled

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The National Weather Service in Juneau has canceled a flood warning for the Taku River.

    According to NWS, flooding caused by a glacier-dammed lake outburst was expected and seen on Friday.

    The warning began Thursday morning.

    Impacts were flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, other low-lying areas, and flood-prone locations.

    The crest of this release, according to NWS, was 43.4 feet, just above the minor flood stage.

    Last year's flooding crest reached 45.5 feet.

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