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The glacial flood caused by a release of water from Mendenhall Glacier has receded.
Glacier flood recedes at Mendenhall Lake 071614 NEWS 2 Capital City Weekly The glacial flood caused by a release of water from Mendenhall Glacier has receded.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Story last updated at 7/16/2014 - 4:12 pm

Glacier flood recedes at Mendenhall Lake

The glacial flood caused by a release of water from Mendenhall Glacier has receded.

According to the National Weather Service, Mendenhall Lake reached a record depth of 11.81 feet about 3 p.m. July 11.

Mendenhall River topped out at 13.52 feet, just below the record of 13.8 feet.

No severe damage was reported, though flooding temporarily blocked some roads.


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