Flood advisories issued for Anchorage and Moose Creek areas
Published: Oct. 9, 2022 at 11:09 AM AKDT|Updated: Oct. 9, 2022 at 3:13 PM AKDT
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - At 1:04 p.m. the National Weather Service issued a Flood Advisory for Moose Creek that is in effect until 10 p.m. Sunday.
Shortly after 1 p.m., river gauges showed a rise in water levels from heavy rain at Oilwell Road in Moose Creek.
Minor flooding is expected to happen soon.
“Heavy rain has caused flooding of Moose Creek at Oilwell Rd with reports of half a foot of water ponded on the road,” the National Weather Service says.
At 9:40 a.m. the National Weather Service issued a Flood Advisory for Anchorage that is in effect until 4 p.m. Sunday.
The National Weather Service advises to not drive in the area or on flooded roads and to be aware of your surroundings.
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