Recreational River Forecast


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RECREATIONAL RIVER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
ALASKA-PACIFIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER
5 PM AKDT MON SEP 22 2014


...RECREATIONAL RIVER STATEMENT FOR ALASKA...


---KENAI PENINSULA------------------------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  MON  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        THU    FRI    SAT    SUN | 09/22 | TUE    WED |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM | 
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
KENAI RIVER AT COOPER LANDING                |       |            |
 COOA2             11.2   11.8   12.1   12.0 |  11.7 | 11.2  10.7 |
 FLOWS IN CFS      7100   8300   9200   9000 |  8300 | 7200  6000 |
KENAI RIVER BELOW SKILAK LAKE                |       |            |
 SKLA2             11.9   12.1   12.3   12.3 |  12.2 | 12.0  11.7 |
ANCHOR RIVER AT THE HIGHWAY                  |       |            |
 APTA2              1.2    1.5    1.8    1.5 |   1.2 |  1.1   1.1 |
NINILCHIK RIVER AT NINILCHIK                 |       |            |
 NINA2              MSG    MSG    MSG    MSG |   MSG |  3.6   3.5 |
SIXMILE CREEK NEAR HOPE                      |       |            |
 SIXA2             10.5   10.5   10.6   10.2 |  10.0 |  9.7   9.5 |
 FLOWS IN CFS      2040   2060   2160   1690 |  1380 | 1110   950 |
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---ANCHORAGE AND THE MATANUSKA AND SUSITNA VALLEYS----------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  MON  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        THU    FRI    SAT    SUN | 09/22 | TUE    WED |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM | 
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
SHIP CREEK NEAR ANCHORAGE                    |       |            |
 SHIA2              5.5    5.6    5.7    5.6 |   5.6 |  5.5   5.4 |
EAGLE RIVER AT GLENN HIGHWAY                 |       |            |
 ERBA2              4.5    4.5    4.5    4.1 |   4.0 |  3.8   3.7 |
SUSITNA RIVER AT SUNSHINE                    |       |            |
 SUNA2              6.1    6.6    6.6    6.6 |   6.1 | 17.0  16.5 |
TALKEETNA RIVER AT TALKEETNA                 |       |            |
 TKTA2              7.8    8.2    8.5    8.2 |   8.0 |  7.6   7.3 |
WILLOW CREEK AT PARKS HIGHWAY                |       |            |
 WILA2              6.9    7.0    7.4    7.3 |   7.1 |  6.7   6.3 |
WILLOW CREEK AT THE CANYON                   |       |            |
 WLWA2              2.6    2.6    2.8    2.7 |   2.5 |  2.4   2.3 |
 FLOWS IN CFS       580    560    700    680 |   540 |  470   410 |
LITTLE SU (NWS DAILY) AT HATCHER PASS BRG    |       |            |
 LSOA2              6.3    6.2    6.1    6.0 |   6.0 |  5.9   5.8 |
LITTLE SU (USGS HOURLY) BELOW HP BRG         |       |            |
 LSUA2              3.4    3.4    3.4    3.4 |   3.3 |  3.2   3.1 |
 FLOWS IN CFS       410    390    410    380 |   360 |  320   290 |
MATANUSKA RIVER NR MATANUSKA GLACIER         |       |            |
 MAGA2              2.4    2.2    2.0    1.9 |   1.8 |   -     -  |
MATANUSKA RIVER AT MATANUSKA                 |       |            |
 MATA2              8.0    7.5    7.4    7.2 |   6.8 |   -     -  |
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---COPPER RIVER BASIN---------------------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  MON  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        THU    FRI    SAT    SUN | 09/22 | TUE    WED |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM | 
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
GAKONA RIVER AT GAKONA                       |       |            |
 GAKA2              4.5    4.4    4.1    4.2 |   4.1 |  4.1   4.0 |
GULKANA RIVER AT SOURDOUGH                   |       |            |
 GRSA2              7.0    6.9    6.9    6.9 |   6.9 |  6.9   6.8 |
GULKANA RIVER AT GULKANA                     |       |            |
 GULA2              6.7    6.7    6.8    6.8 |   6.8 |  6.8   6.8 |
TONSINA RIVER AT THE HIGHWAY                 |       |            |
 TONA2              MSG    MSG    MSG    MSG |   MSG |  9.6   9.5 |
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---TANANA AND FORTYMILE RIVER BASINS------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  MON  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        THU    FRI    SAT    SUN | 09/22 | TUE    WED |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM | 
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
FORTYMILE RIVER                              |       |            |
 FMRA2             72.2   72.2   72.2   72.1 |  72.1 | 72.1  71.9 |
SALCHA RIVER AT HIGHWAY                      |       |            |
 SALA2              7.7    7.7    7.7    7.6 |   7.6 |  7.7   7.7 |
CHENA RIVER AT TWO RIVERS                    |       |            |
 UCHA2             16.2   16.1   16.1   16.1 |  16.2 | 16.1  16.1 |
CHATANIKA RIVER AT STEESE HIGHWAY            |       |            |
 CRSA2              8.8    8.9    8.9    9.0 |   9.0 |  8.8   8.8 |
CHATANIKA RIVER AT ELLIOTT HIGHWAY           |       |            |
 CHAA2              7.3    7.3    7.2    7.4 |   7.5 |  7.3   7.2 |
NENANA RIVER AT HEALY                        |       |            |
 HNRA2             10.2   10.2   10.2   10.3 |  10.4 | 10.2  10.1 |
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---SOUTHEAST ALASKA-----------------------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  MON  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        THU    FRI    SAT    SUN | 09/22 | TUE    WED |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM | 
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
MENDENHALL LAKE                              |       |            |
 MNDA2              0.5    0.5    5.7    0.8 |   0.7 |  6.8   5.9 |
 FLOWS IN CFS      1700   2400   3500   5800 |  7200 | 5300  3900 |
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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 23.


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