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Flood Warning For Tuluksak Until 12:30 p.m. Tuesday

May 8, 2018

The National Weather Service in Anchorage has issued a flood warning on the Kuskokwim River for the village of Tuluksak. Water levels have risen 6 feet since 7 a.m. on Tuesday morning and are continuing to rise rapidly due to an ice jam downstream. Water levels have spilled over the bank and are flooding the village's main road and threatening homes and low lying areas of the village. Residents are relocating due to imminent flooding at this time. The flood warning remains in effect until 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday.