1.56 inches of precipitation fell on Kodiak; a record amount of rainfall
for December 20th. By Monday at afternoon another 2.14 inches
of rain had fallen. The amount of precipitation along with warm temperatures
has city workers on alert.
director of Kodiak's Public Works is Mark Kozak. He said his department is
keeping a close eye on potential problems.
-- (Rain 1 "So
far things ... to keep up.")
Kozak talked about the areas he's
most concerned with.
-- (Rain 2 "Primarily the drainage ... down as
order to stay on top of the situation, city workers move from site to site as
the rain continues to fall.
(Rain 3 "Its kind of ...
that we're fine.")
Department of Transportation is also keeping a close watch on any damage the
prolonged rainfall might create. D-O-T spokesman Ridk Feller said that for the
most part, things are holding steady.
-- (Rain 4 "The only difficulty ... up
The heavy precipitation comes
right on the heels of the news that Kodiak is to receive federal disaster funds
for storm damage that occurred in October.