NWS: 'Atmospheric river' to flow through Juneau area this weekend

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - An atmospheric river will affect the northern half of Southeast Alaska Friday through Saturday night.

    The system will produce heavy precipitation along with gusty winds. Storm total rain amounts will range from 1 to 3.5 inches through Sunday morning, with the heaviest rain falling Friday afternoon through Saturday.

    The heavy rain will produce fast rises on small and flashy streams but no flooding is expected at this time.

    Conditions are expected to improve gradually through the day on Sunday.

    If you have plans for the outdoors, check back for updates on this rainy weekend.

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