Willow-area homes, cabins threatened by flooding

N. Burrow Street

N. Burrow Street and flooding on Sept. 29 in Willow. This is the area where several homes or cabins are surrounded by water. Video shot by Stefan Hinman/PIO Mat-Su Borough.

Posted by Matanuska-Susitna Borough on Tuesday, September 29, 2015

As of Tuesday night, six Matanuska-Susitna Borough roads were closed due to flooding.

According to a Borough press release, up to 10 homes or cabins in the Willow area are either flooded or surrounded by water.

In the Houston area, as of 9 p.m. yesterday, one home was at risk of flooding, and two more are near the rising water.

Forecasters expect the rivers and creeks in the area to crest by 6 p.m. Wednesday.

The Mat-Su Borough activated an Emergency Operations Center on Tuesday afternoon.