Recreational River Forecast


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RECREATIONAL RIVER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
ALASKA-PACIFIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER
500 PM AKDT THU AUG 28 2014

...RECREATIONAL RIVER STATEMENT FOR ALASKA...
                                                                  
---KENAI PENINSULA------------------------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  THU  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        SUN    MON    TUE    YDA | 08/28 | FRI    SAT |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM | 
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
KENAI RIVER AT COOPER LANDING                |       |            |
 COOA2             10.5   10.4   10.5   10.3 |  10.3 | 10.5  10.9 |
 FLOWS IN CFS      5700   5600   5700   5500 |  5400 | 5700  6400 |
KENAI RIVER BLW SKILAK LAKE                  |       |            |
 SKLA2             12.1   11.9   11.7   11.5 |  11.3 | 11.2  11.1 |
ANCHOR RIVER AT THE HIGHWAY BRIDGE           |       |            |
 APTA2              0.8    1.5    1.5    1.1 |   1.0 |  1.7   1.4 |
NINILCHIK RIVER AT NINILCHICK                |       |            |
 NINA2              MSG    MSG    MSG    MSG |   MSG |  3.7   3.7 |
SIXMILE CREEK NR HOPE                        |       |            |
 SIXA2              9.4   10.0    9.7    9.5 |   9.9 | 10.0  10.2 |
 FLOWS IN CFS       860   1380   1150    970 |  1270 | 1400  1610 |
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---ANCHORAGE AND THE MATANUSKA AND SUSITNA VALLEYS----------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  THU  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        SUN    MON    TUE    YDA | 08/28 | FRI    SAT |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM | 
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
SHIP CREEK NR ANCHORAGE                      |       |            |
 SHIA2              5.0    5.2    5.2    5.5 |   5.4 |  5.4   5.6 |
EAGLE RIVER AT GLENN HWY BRG                 |       |            |
 ERBA2              4.3    4.6    4.4    4.5 |   4.6 |  4.6   4.8 |
SUSITNA RIVER AT SUNSHINE                    |       |            |
 SUNA2              6.3    6.6    4.6    5.4 |   5.6 | 17.3  17.4 |
TALKEETNA RIVER AT TALKEETNA                 |       |            |
 TKTA2              7.3    7.4    7.5    7.3 |   MSG |  7.4   7.4 |
WILLOW CREEK AT PARKS HWY                    |       |            |
 WILA2              6.2    6.3    6.4    6.4 |   6.9 |  7.1   7.9 |
WILLOW CREEK NR CANYON                       |       |            |
 WLWA2              2.1    2.2    2.2    2.7 |   2.5 |  3.0   3.0 |
 FLOWS IN CFS       300    380    360    650 |   540 |  890   920 |
LITTLE SU (NWS DAILY) AT HATCHER PASS BRG    |       |            |
 LSOA2              6.0    6.0    6.0    6.2 |   6.3 |  6.6   6.6 |
LITTLE SU (USGS HOURLY) BLW HP BRG           |       |            |
 LSUA2              3.1    3.2    3.2    3.6 |   3.5 |  3.4   3.6 |
 FLOWS IN CFS       240    280    280    410 |   370 |  350   410 |
MATANUSKA RIVER NR MATANUSKA GLACIER         |       |            |
 MAGA2              2.1    2.0    2.0    2.0 |   1.8 |   -     -  |
MATANUSKA RIVER AT PALMER                    |       |            |
 MATA2              7.1    7.2    7.2    7.1 |   7.0 |   -     -  |
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---COPPER RIVER BASIN---------------------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  THU  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        SUN    MON    TUE    YDA | 08/28 | FRI    SAT |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM | 
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
GAKONA RIVER AT GAKONA                       |       |            |
 GAKA2              4.5    4.3    4.5    4.3 |   4.4 |  4.3   4.2 |
GULKANA RIVER AT SOURDOUGH                   |       |            |
 GRSA2              6.7    6.6    6.7    6.8 |   6.7 |  6.6   6.8 |
GULKANA RIVER AT GULKANA                     |       |            |
 GULA2              6.7    MSG    6.7    MSG |   MSG |  6.7   6.6 |
TONSINA RIVER AT HWY BRG                     |       |            |
 TONA2              8.9    MSG    MSG    MSG |   MSG |  9.0   9.2 |
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---TANANA AND FORTYMILE RIVER BASINS------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  THU  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        SUN    MON    TUE    YDA | 08/28 | FRI    SAT |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM | 
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
FORTYMILE RIVER                              |       |            |
 FMRA2             73.5   73.4   73.9   74.5 |  74.3 | 74.1  74.5 |
SALCHA RIVER AT HWY BRG                      |       |            |
 SALA2              8.6    8.4    8.4    8.6 |   8.8 |  8.7   8.5 |
CHENA RIVER AT TWO RIVERS                    |       |            |
 UCHA2             16.4   16.3   16.4   16.6 |  16.7 | 16.5  16.3 |
CHATANIKA RIVER AT STEESE HWY BRG            |       |            |
 CRSA2              9.0    9.1    9.1    9.4 |   9.3 |  9.1   9.1 |
CHATANIKA RIVER AT ELLIOTT HWY BRG           |       |            |
 CHAA2              7.5    7.5    7.5    7.7 |   7.8 |  7.6   7.7 |
NENANA RIVER AT HEALY                        |       |            |
 HNRA2             10.1   10.1   10.4   10.3 |  10.4 | 10.3  10.4 |
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---SOUTHEAST ALASKA-----------------------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  THU  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        SUN    MON    TUE    YDA | 08/28 | FRI    SAT |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM | 
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
MENDENHALL LAKE                              |       |            |
 MNDA2              5.0    5.1    5.6    5.6 |   5.0 |  4.4   4.6 |
 FLOWS IN CFS      2600   2700   3300   3400 |  2500 | 1900  2000 |
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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 FRI AUG 29.


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