Slideshow | Mendenhall Flooding

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View Drive---A glacier outburst, known as an jökulhlaup, from the Mendenhall Glacier floods the Mendenhall Lake and river on Friday.
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View Drive---A glacier outburst, known as an jökulhlaup, from the Mendenhall Glacier floods the Mendenhall Lake and river on Friday.
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View Drive---A glacier outburst, known as an jökulhlaup, from the Mendenhall Glacier floods the Mendenhall Lake and river on Friday.
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View Drive---A glacier outburst, known as an jökulhlaup, from the Mendenhall Glacier floods the Mendenhall Lake and river on Friday.
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View Drive---A glacier outburst, known as an jökulhlaup, from the Mendenhall Glacier floods the Mendenhall Lake and river on Friday.
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View Drive---A glacier outburst, known as an jökulhlaup, from the Mendenhall Glacier floods the Mendenhall Lake and river on Friday.
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View Drive---A glacier outburst, known as an jökulhlaup, from the Mendenhall Glacier floods the Mendenhall Lake and river on Friday.
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View Drive---A glacier outburst, known as an jökulhlaup, from the Mendenhall Glacier floods the Mendenhall Lake and river on Friday.
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John Neary, director of the Mendenhall Glacier Visitors Center, walks across the foot bridge to Photo Point just before officials closed it because of the rising lake level caused by the jökulhlaup Friday.
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View Drive---A glacier outburst, known as an jökulhlaup, from the Mendenhall Glacier floods the Mendenhall Lake and river on Friday.
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Mendenhall Campground---A glacier outburst, known as an jökulhlaup, from the Mendenhall Glacier floods the Mendenhall Lake and river on Friday.
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View Drive---A glacier outburst, known as an jökulhlaup, from the Mendenhall Glacier floods the Mendenhall Lake and river on Friday.
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View Drive---A glacier outburst, known as an jökulhlaup, from the Mendenhall Glacier floods the Mendenhall Lake and river on Friday.
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Mendenhall Campground---A glacier outburst, known as an jökulhlaup, from the Mendenhall Glacier floods the Mendenhall Lake and river on Friday.
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Mendenhall Campground---A glacier outburst, known as an jökulhlaup, from the Mendenhall Glacier floods the Mendenhall Lake and river on Friday.
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Mendenhall Glacier Visitors Center---A glacier outburst, known as an jökulhlaup, from the Mendenhall Glacier floods the Mendenhall Lake and river on Friday.
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Mendenhall Glacier Visitors Center---A glacier outburst, known as an jökulhlaup, from the Mendenhall Glacier floods the Mendenhall Lake and river on Friday.
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Mendenhall Glacier Visitors Center---A glacier outburst, known as an jökulhlaup, from the Mendenhall Glacier floods the Mendenhall Lake and river on Friday.
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Killewich Drive---A glacier outburst, known as an jökulhlaup, from the Mendenhall Glacier floods the Mendenhall Lake and river on Friday.
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Killewich Drive---A glacier outburst, known as an jökulhlaup, from the Mendenhall Glacier floods the Mendenhall Lake and river on Friday.
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Eric Feldt, flood plan manager for the city, checks the water gauge Friday on View Drive after the jökulhlaup flooded Mendenhall Lake and river.
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Back Loop Road---A glacier outburst, known as an jökulhlaup, from the Mendenhall Glacier floods the Mendenhall Lake and river on Friday.
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Edith Morgan watches as the water from an overflowing Mendenhall River comes up to her house Friday on View Drive. The Suicide Basin jökulhlaup is causing more extensive flooding than the 2011 event.
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A canoe sits ready for use on View Drive on Friday.
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Greg Dostal and sons Jaeger and Stein, 8, walk on the flooded View Drive on Friday.
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Cheryl Adelmeyer photographs the surging Mendenhall River on Friday after the Suicide Basin jökulhlaup.
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Top: the Mendenhall River surges on Friday as a result of the Suicide Basin jökulhlaup. Below: the Mendenhall River is seen on June 23, 2014.
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Signs sit above View Drive on Friday.
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Stein Dostal, 8, left, cracks a smile as he and his brother Jaeger try not to go over their boots while walking through the flooded View Drive on Friday.
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Downed trees pile up against the pilings of the Mendenhall River bridge construction during the jökulhlaup flooding on Friday.
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Juneau residents watch the rapids created by Friday's jökulhlaup flooding of the Mendenhall River from Back Loop Road.
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Betsy Fischer stands next to a flagged marker in front of her home on Saturday which shows the highest point that the Mendenhall River reached at the high tide on Friday afternoon.
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The words "stay out" are painted on the underside of the new Brotherhood Bridge, as downed trees remain piled up against the pilings on Saturday.
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Seanna O'Sullivan photographs Charles Warf and Serena Haffner of Cape Coral, Florida, during their Pearson's Pond wedding in front of the jökulhlaup-flooded Mendenhall Lake on Saturday. The couple planned on a glacier wedding, but due to weather-cancelled flights chose the Skater's Cabin area.
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Bob Winter gestures to the height that the flooding reached in his garage on View Drive during the peak flooding on Friday. The Winters noted that the city's warnings for the water height were lower than actually occurred, as they had flooding in their home as well as their garage. Items on the ground of the garage were washed from the tables they were placed on during the flood.
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Spruce needles mark the height that the water reached during the peak flooding on Friday in the garage of Bob Winter on View Drive. The Winters noted that the last time the jökulhlaup occurred, the water did not pass their height of their deck's surface (seen on the left). In addition, the city's warnings for the water height were lower than actually occurred, as they had flooding in their home as well as their garage.
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Lori Styczinski photographs the flooded Mendenhall Lake and the few ice bergs that washed to shore at the Skater's Cabin area on Saturday.
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A flood warning sign sits at the Kaxdigoowu Heen Dei trail near Thunder Mountain High School on Saturday.
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A closed sign sits at the airport dike trail on Saturday as a result of the flood advisory due to the Suicide Basin jökulhlaup.
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The airport dike trail is blocked off on Saturday as a result of the flood advisory due to the Suicide Basin jökulhlaup.
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The Mendenhall River is seen flooded on Saturday due to the Suicide Basin jökulhlaup.
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The Mendenhall River is seen flooded on Saturday due to the Suicide Basin jökulhlaup.
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A washed up iceberg sits in Mendenhall Lake near Skater's Cabin on Saturday. Icebergs made it to the far side of the lake as a result of the flooding from the Suicide Basin jökulhlaup.
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The Mendenhall Lake is seen flooded on Saturday from Photo Point due to the Suicide Basin jökulhlaup.
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Tourists walk on the path to Photo Point at the Mendenhall Glacier visitor's center on Saturday.
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The water level gauge on View Drive on Saturday shows the water level's drop since the previous day during the height of the flood Friday afternoon due to the Suicide Basin jökulhlaup.

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All photos by Michael Penn and Marlena Sloss.

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