River Summary
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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RIVER SUMMARY AND FORECAST FOR THE TANANA RIVER BASIN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
100 PM AKDT Thu Jul 28 2016

Sites expected to be near or above flood stage: The Moose Creek Dam
continues to regulate flows on the Chena River upstream from North
Pole. The Chena River is expected to remain high through the weekend.
Groundwater levels in the North Pole area remain elevated.


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|              10AM OBSERVED STAGES |10AM FORECAST STAGES| B-F FLD|
|Location        Lst Wk  Wed   Thu  |  Fri   Sat    Sun | Stg  Stg|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|Salcha River at                    |                    |        |
| Rich Hwy Brg     12.4  10.6  10.1 |  9.8    9.9    -   | 13 15.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Little Chena River at              |                    |        |
| Mile 12 Bridge   18.2  17.3  16.7 | 16.5   17.9    -   | 21 25.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Chena River at                     |                    |        |
| Mile 40 Bridge   19.5  18.0  17.7 | 17.6   17.8    -   | 20 22.0|
| Hunts Creek      16.4  14.4  14.0 | 13.8   13.9  15.2  |  - 17.2|
| Chena Lakes      25.2  25.1  25.1 | 25.0   24.1  23.7  | 24 24.5|
| Fairbanks         8.3   8.8   8.7 |  8.6    8.1   7.8  | 11 12.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Chatanika River at                 |                    |        |
| Steese Hwy Brg    9.8   9.1   9.0 |  9.1   10.1    -   | 12 12.0|
| Elliott Hwy Brg   8.7   7.9   7.8 |  7.8    8.6    -   | 11 13.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Chisana River at                   |                    |        |
| Northway Rd Brg  11.0  10.9  10.8 | 10.5   10.3    -   | 10 12.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Nabesna River                      |                    |        |
| nr Northway      23.6  23.6  23.5 |  FLG    FLG    -   |  -  -  |
| at Northway       MSG   MSG   MSG | 22.2   21.8    -   | 25 26.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Phelan Creek near                  |                    |        |
| Base Gulkana Gl   9.0   9.4   9.3 |  FLG     -     -   |  -  -  |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Goodpaster River                   |                    |        |
| nr Big Delta     17.0  16.4  16.1 | 16.0   15.9    -   | 19  20 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Tanana River                       |                    |        |
| Tetlin           36.4  36.7  36.3 | 35.9   35.8    -   |  -  -  |
| Tanacross         MSG   MSG   MSG | 15.8   15.7    -   | 16 16.8|
| Big Delta        20.4  20.4  20.3 | 20.1   19.9    -   | 22 23.0|
| Fairbanks        23.7  23.4  23.2 | 23.0   22.9    -   | 24 24.5|
| Dock at Nenana   11.2  11.6  11.4 | 11.3   11.1  11.2  | 11 12.5|
| Manley Brg       11.5  12.4  12.5 | 12.6   12.6  12.6  | 12 13.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Nenana River at                    |                    |        |
| Usibelli Rd Brg  11.0  11.1  10.8 | 11.2     -     -   | 14 16.0|
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|                                                                 |
|Chena and Little Chena Rivers                                    |
|Flow Forecast (cfs)                                              |
|Location             Today     Fri     Sat     Sun               |
|                      10AM    10AM    10AM    10AM               |
| Little Chena River at                                           |
|  Mile 12 Brg          930     900    1120     -                 |
|                                                                 |
| Chena River at                                                  |
|  Mile 40 Bridge      3600    3400    3700     -                 |
|  Hunts Creek         5000    4700    4900    7200               |
|  Chena Lakes         8000    7800    6800    6300               |
|  Fairbanks           9100    8900    8300    7800               |
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Note: River stages are in feet.
RSG: Rising tendency   FLG: Falling Tendency    STDY: Little Change
P: Project Controlled  B-F Stg--Bankfull Stage  E: Estimated
FLD Stg: Flood stage   MSG: Missing or unavailable data
I: Ice affected stage

For a discussion on hydrometeorological conditions concerning these
areas refer to product ACRHMDACR. The next river forecast will be
issued at 1 PM Fri Jul 29.

$$
bcj



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