Recreational River Forecast


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RECREATIONAL RIVER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
ALASKA-PACIFIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER
500 PM AKDT MON SEP 01 2014

...RECREATIONAL RIVER STATEMENT FOR ALASKA...
                                                                  
---KENAI PENINSULA------------------------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  MON  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        THU    FRI    SAT    YDA | 09/01 | TUE    WED |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM | 
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
KENAI RIVER AT COOPER LANDING                |       |            |
 COOA2             10.3   10.3   10.4   10.3 |  10.2 |  9.9   9.6 |
 FLOWS IN CFS      5400   5400   5600   5500 |  5300 | 4900  4400 |
KENAI RIVER BLW SKILAK LAKE                  |       |            |
 SKLA2             11.3   11.4   11.3   11.2 |  11.1 | 11.0  10.9 |
ANCHOR RIVER AT THE HIGHWAY BRIDGE           |       |            |
 APTA2              1.0    1.6    1.3    1.0 |   0.9 |  0.8   0.8 |
NINILCHIK RIVER AT NINILCHICK                |       |            |
 NINA2              MSG    MSG    MSG    MSG |   MSG |  3.4   3.3 |
SIXMILE CREEK NR HOPE                        |       |            |
 SIXA2              9.9    9.9    9.6    9.5 |   9.4 |  9.3   9.2 |
 FLOWS IN CFS      1270   1340   1030    920 |   850 |  750   690 |
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---ANCHORAGE AND THE MATANUSKA AND SUSITNA VALLEYS----------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  MON  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        THU    FRI    SAT    YDA | 09/01 | TUE    WED |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM | 
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
SHIP CREEK NR ANCHORAGE                      |       |            |
 SHIA2              5.4    5.5    5.5    5.5 |   5.5 |  5.4   5.4 |
EAGLE RIVER AT GLENN HWY BRG                 |       |            |
 ERBA2              4.6    4.6    4.3    4.1 |   4.0 |  3.8   3.6 |
SUSITNA RIVER AT SUNSHINE                    |       |            |
 SUNA2              5.6    6.5    6.3    5.8 |   5.3 | 16.0  16.0 |
TALKEETNA RIVER AT TALKEETNA                 |       |            |
 TKTA2              MSG    8.4    8.2    7.7 |   7.3 |  7.2   7.3 |
WILLOW CREEK AT PARKS HWY                    |       |            |
 WILA2              6.9    7.7    7.2    6.8 |   6.6 |  6.4   6.4 |
WILLOW CREEK NR CANYON                       |       |            |
 WLWA2              2.5    3.2    2.7    2.5 |   2.4 |  2.3   2.3 |
 FLOWS IN CFS       540   1070    620    510 |   460 |  400   410 |
LITTLE SU (NWS DAILY) AT HATCHER PASS BRG    |       |            |
 LSOA2              6.3    6.3    6.3    6.3 |   6.2 |  6.1   5.9 |
LITTLE SU (USGS HOURLY) BLW HP BRG           |       |            |
 LSUA2              3.5    3.7    3.5    3.4 |   3.3 |  3.2   3.2 |
 FLOWS IN CFS       370    460    370    340 |   310 |  280   270 |
MATANUSKA RIVER NR MATANUSKA GLACIER         |       |            |
 MAGA2              1.8    1.9    1.8    1.6 |   1.5 |   -     -  |
MATANUSKA RIVER AT PALMER                    |       |            |
 MATA2              7.0    7.0    6.9    6.6 |   6.4 |   -     -  |
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---COPPER RIVER BASIN---------------------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  MON  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        THU    FRI    SAT    YDA | 09/01 | TUE    WED |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM | 
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
GAKONA RIVER AT GAKONA                       |       |            |
 GAKA2              4.4    4.2    4.6    4.1 |   3.8 |  3.6   3.5 |
GULKANA RIVER AT SOURDOUGH                   |       |            |
 GRSA2              6.7    6.7    6.7    6.8 |   6.7 |  6.6   6.6 |
GULKANA RIVER AT GULKANA                     |       |            |
 GULA2              MSG    MSG    6.6    6.7 |   6.7 |  6.6   6.5 |
TONSINA RIVER AT HWY BRG                     |       |            |
 TONA2              MSG    MSG    MSG    MSG |   MSG |  9.2   9.1 |
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---TANANA AND FORTYMILE RIVER BASINS------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  MON  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        THU    FRI    SAT    YDA | 09/01 | TUE    WED |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM | 
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
FORTYMILE RIVER                              |       |            |
 FMRA2             74.3   74.0   74.1   74.8 |  74.5 | 73.9  75.1 |
SALCHA RIVER AT HWY BRG                      |       |            |
 SALA2              8.8    8.7    8.6    8.5 |   8.4 |  8.6  10.6 |
CHENA RIVER AT TWO RIVERS                    |       |            |
 UCHA2             16.7   16.6   16.6   16.5 |  16.4 | 18.2  20.0 |
CHATANIKA RIVER AT STEESE HWY BRG            |       |            |
 CRSA2              9.3    9.2    9.3    9.2 |   9.1 | 11.3  11.6 |
CHATANIKA RIVER AT ELLIOTT HWY BRG           |       |            |
 CHAA2              7.8    7.7    7.7    7.6 |   7.6 |  9.6  10.3 |
NENANA RIVER AT HEALY                        |       |            |
 HNRA2             10.4   10.4   10.4   10.2 |  10.1 | 10.1  10.6 |
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---SOUTHEAST ALASKA-----------------------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  MON  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        THU    FRI    SAT    YDA | 09/01 | TUE    WED |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM | 
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
MENDENHALL LAKE                              |       |            |
 MNDA2              5.0    4.8    4.8    4.8 |   5.4 |  5.6   4.9 |
 FLOWS IN CFS      2500   2300   2300   2400 |  3100 | 3300  2400 |
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WHITEWATER BOATING INFORMATION...GAUGE READING (WHITEWATER CLASS)
                               
...NAME OF STREAM.........GAUGE ID.....LOW.......MED........HIGH 
EAGLE RIVER
  ABOVE VISITORS CENTER   ERBA2     3.0(IV)   4.0(IV-)   4.4(IV+)
  ABOVE CAMPGROUND RAPIDS ERBA2     2.7(II)   3.5(II)    4.3(II+)
  BELOW CAMPGROUND RAPIDS ERBA2     2.7(III)  3.5(III)   4.3(III+)
GULKANA RIVER
  ABOVE SOURDOUGH         GULA2     6.0(III)  7.0(III)   8.0(III+)
  BELOW SOURDOUGH         GULA2     6.0(II)   7.0(II)    8.0(II+)
KENAI RIVER
  ABOVE JIM'S LANDING     COOA2     6.0(II)   9.0(II)   11.0(II+)
  BELOW JIM'S LANDING     COOA2     6.0(II)   9.0(II+)  11.0(III)
  BELOW SKILAK LAKE       SKLA2     8.4(I)   10.4(I)    11.4(II)
LITTLE SUSITNA RIVER
  ABOVE HATCHER BRIDGE    LSOA2*    6.3(V-)   7.0(V-) 7.5(V-)8.0(VI-)
MATANUSKA RIVER
  LION'S HEAD             MAGA2     3.0(IV-)  4.0(IV)    4.8(IV+)
  TO KING'S RIVER         MATA2     8.0(II+) 10.5(III)  11.5(III)
  BELOW KING'S RIVER      MATA2     8.0(I)   10.5(II)   11.5(II) 
WILLOW CREEK
  IN CANYON               WLWA2     2.6(III)  3.4(IV)    4.1(IV)
  AT PARKS HWY BRIDGE     WILA2     7.5(III)  8.3(IV)    9.0(IV)
TALKEETNA RIVER CANYON    TKTA2     6.2(IV-)  8.2(IV)    9.7(IV+) 
SHIP CREEK                SHIA2     4.9(IV+)  5.3(V)     5.7(V+)
SIXMILE CREEK             SIXA2     9.0(IV)  10.6(IV+)  11.3(V-)
TONSINA RIVER CANYON      TONA2     9.0(III) 10.0(III+) 12.0(IV) 
NENANA RIVER CANYON       HNRA2     8.5(IV-) 10.0(IV)   11.5(IV)


* LSOA2 STAGES ARE BASED ON NWS GAUGE AT THE HATCHER PASS BRIDGE
** THESE GAUGES REQUIRE YOUR INPUT TO DEVELOP NEW LEVELS


OBSERVED STAGES ARE THE CLOSEST AVAILABLE OBSERVATION TO 10 AM
FOR EACH DAY. FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT 
HTTP://APRFC.ARH.NOAA.GOV  
THE NEXT RECREATION FORECAST IS SCHEDULED FOR 5 PM TUE SEP 02.


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