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Contributions by Richard James and Rick Thoman
Sunday, August 14, 2011
Soaker in Denali
The western half of Denali National Park has received a lot of rain in the past couple days. Eielson Visitors Center as received 2.53 inches of rain since late Friday night.
Other amounts include:
Kantishna: 1.60 inches
Toklat: 1.40 inches
Wonder Lake: 1.17 inches
Even this much rain does not normally produce flooding problems in the Park. Freezing levels are lowering and as of Sunday morning are down to about 4500' MSL.
Update: steady rain has ended, as this photo from the NPS at Wonder Lake shows
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