Recreational River Forecast


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RECREATIONAL RIVER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
ALASKA-PACIFIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER
500 PM AKDT SUN OCT 19 2014

...RECREATIONAL RIVER STATEMENT FOR ALASKA...
                                                                  
---KENAI PENINSULA------------------------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  SUN  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        WED    THU    FRI    YDA | 10/19 | MON    TUE |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM | 
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
KENAI RIVER AT COOPER LANDING                |       |            |
 COOA2              7.9    7.9    7.8    7.8 |   7.7 |  7.6   7.7 |
 FLOWS IN CFS      2000   2000   1900   1900 |  1800 | 1700  1800 |
KENAI RIVER BLW SKILAK LAKE                  |       |            |
 SKLA2              7.9    7.9    7.8    7.8 |   7.8 |  7.7   7.7 |
ANCHOR RIVER AT THE HIGHWAY BRIDGE           |       |            |
 APTA2              1.0    0.9    1.0    1.2 |   1.1 |  1.0   0.9 |
NINILCHIK RIVER AT NINILCHICK                |       |            |
 NINA2              MSG    MSG    MSG    MSG |   MSG |  3.3   3.3 |
SIXMILE CREEK NR HOPE                        |       |            |
 SIXA2              9.0    9.0    8.9    8.9 |   8.9 |  8.8   8.8 |
 FLOWS IN CFS       540    520    500    490 |   460 |  440   440 |
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---ANCHORAGE AND THE MATANUSKA AND SUSITNA VALLEYS----------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  SUN  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        WED    THU    FRI    YDA | 10/19 | MON    TUE |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM | 
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
SHIP CREEK NR ANCHORAGE                      |       |            |
 SHIA2              5.1    5.1    5.1    5.1 |   5.1 |  5.0   5.0 |
EAGLE RIVER AT GLENN HWY BRG                 |       |            |
 ERBA2              3.2    3.2    3.1    3.1 |   3.0 |  3.0   3.0 |
SUSITNA RIVER AT SUNSHINE                    |       |            |
 SUNA2              2.4    2.3    2.3    2.2 |   2.1 | 12.9  12.7 |
TALKEETNA RIVER AT TALKEETNA                 |       |            |
 TKTA2              5.2    5.2    5.1    5.0 |   4.9 |  4.7   4.6 |
WILLOW CREEK AT PARKS HWY                    |       |            |
 WILA2              6.2    6.1    6.1    6.0 |   5.9 |  5.8   5.6 |
WILLOW CREEK NR CANYON                       |       |            |
 WLWA2              MSG    MSG    MSG    MSG |   MSG |  MSG   MSG |
 FLOWS IN CFS     -10000  -10000  -10000  -10000 | -10000 |-10000 
-10000 |
LITTLE SU (NWS DAILY) AT HATCHER PASS BRG    |       |            |
 LSOA2              MSG    MSG    MSG    5.7 |   5.7 |  5.4   5.2 |
LITTLE SU (USGS HOURLY) BLW HP BRG           |       |            |
 LSUA2              2.7    2.6    2.6    2.6 |   2.5 |  2.4   2.4 |
 FLOWS IN CFS       180    170    160    160 |   140 |  130   130 |
MATANUSKA RIVER NR MATANUSKA GLACIER         |       |            |
 MAGA2              1.4    1.4    1.4    1.4 |   1.4 |   -     -  |
MATANUSKA RIVER AT PALMER                    |       |            |
 MATA2              5.3    5.3    5.3    5.2 |   5.2 |   -     -  |
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---COPPER RIVER BASIN---------------------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  SUN  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        WED    THU    FRI    YDA | 10/19 | MON    TUE |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM | 
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
GAKONA RIVER AT GAKONA                       |       |            |
 GAKA2              3.2    3.1    3.0    3.0 |   2.9 |  2.9   2.8 |
GULKANA RIVER AT SOURDOUGH                   |       |            |
 GRSA2              6.3    6.3    6.3    6.0 |   5.9 |  5.9   5.8 |
GULKANA RIVER AT GULKANA                     |       |            |
 GULA2              6.2    6.1    6.2    5.9 |   5.8 |  5.8   5.7 |
TONSINA RIVER AT HWY BRG                     |       |            |
 TONA2              MSG    MSG    MSG    MSG |   MSG |  7.5   7.5 |
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---TANANA AND FORTYMILE RIVER BASINS------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  SUN  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        WED    THU    FRI    YDA | 10/19 | MON    TUE |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM | 
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
FORTYMILE RIVER                              |       |            |
 FMRA2             69.9   70.9   70.4   70.9 |  70.7 |  MSG   MSG |
SALCHA RIVER AT HWY BRG                      |       |            |
 SALA2              6.9    6.8    6.7    7.1 |   6.8 |  MSG   MSG |
CHENA RIVER AT TWO RIVERS                    |       |            |
 UCHA2             15.2   15.3   15.3   15.2 |  15.2 |  MSG   MSG |
CHATANIKA RIVER AT STEESE HWY BRG            |       |            |
 CRSA2              8.5    8.5    8.4    8.7 |   8.9 |  MSG   MSG |
CHATANIKA RIVER AT ELLIOTT HWY BRG           |       |            |
 CHAA2              MSG    MSG    MSG    MSG |   MSG |  MSG   MSG |
NENANA RIVER AT HEALY                        |       |            |
 HNRA2              9.1    9.0    8.9    8.8 |   8.8 |  MSG   MSG |
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---SOUTHEAST ALASKA-----------------------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  SUN  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        WED    THU    FRI    YDA | 10/19 | MON    TUE |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM | 
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
MENDENHALL LAKE                              |       |            |
 MNDA2              4.4    3.7    3.4    3.4 |   3.5 |  3.5   3.6 |
 FLOWS IN CFS      2100   1200   1000    900 |  1000 | 1000  1100 |
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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 MON OCT 20.


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