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Skilak Glacier dam lake releases; no flooding expected

According to the National Weather Service, the Skilak Glacier dam lake appears to be releasing. No flooding is expected at this time.Water levels on the upper Kenai River are falling quickly...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2011-10-11/skilak-glacier-dam-lake-releases-no-
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Flood advisory issued for Kenai River

...a glacial lake outburst of the Skilak Glacier dam. The advisory will remain...National Weather Service, the Skilak Glacier dam lake is releasing at this...three days. Based on estimates of Skilak Glacier dam lake volume and the likely...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-09-26/flood-advisory-issued-for-kenai-rive
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...Kenai River has been rising appears to be greater than what would be expected by recent rain and it is likely tat the skilak glacier dam lake is releasing according to the advisory.However, the only way to verify that the dam lake would be to fly...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-08-10-1
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Refuge Notebook: Crossing the Harding Icefield

...pastimes. After five days of travel and another three spent in a storm too burly to risk getting on the crevassed toe of Skilak Glacier, we finally arrived at our first campsite on the Harding Icefield. With only four full days left, we had some miles...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-07-18/refuge-notebook-crossing-the-har
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Flood advisory issued for portions of the Kenai River

...Kenai River has been rising appears to be greater than what would be expected by recent rain and it is likely that the Skilak Glacier dam lake is releasing according to the advisory. However, the only way to verify that the dam lake is releasing...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-08-10/flood-advisory-issued-for-portions-o
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Ice jams cause Soldotna flooding

...Thursday as water draining from Skilak Glacier Dammed Lake made its way into...Kenai River. The lake is behind Skilak Glacier at the head of Skilak Lake, and usually...Friday night, which suggests the Skilak Glacier Dammed Lake is done draining...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/012807/news_0128new002.shtml
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Ice jams to be discussed at winter series

...ice jam. When the lake behind Skilak Glacier drained, dislodging the ice that...forecast center monitors Snow and Skilak Glacier lakes via aircraft, but added...a larger volume of water than Skilak Glacier lake, it's further up in the...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/110607/news_3349.shtml
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Put up your docks instead of your dukes

...was an unusual event, it doesn?t mean that it can?t happen again. Last year?s event was caused by the Skilak Glacier Dam Lake that released, but we also have the Snow River Glacier Dam Lake that is presently pretty full and the...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/101007/dispatch_1010dis004.shtml
Flood watch issued for lower Kenai River

...from Skilak Lake to its mouth. The river level has been rising for several days, possibly due to the release of the Skilak Glacier dammed lake. Water levels may continue to rise, which could cause the ice cover to break up and form ice jams...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/012507/news_0125new004.shtml
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Ice jam stuck at Soldotna bridge

...platforms, uprooted trees and a buoy. A lake behind Skilak Glacier began to drain Jan. 16. The estimated 4 feet of excess...said. The National Weather Service reports that the Skilak Glacier Dammed Lake has emptied, and water levels in the...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/012907/news_0129new002.shtml
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