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RECREATIONAL RIVER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
ALASKA-PACIFIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER
500 PM AKDT WED AUG 27 2014

...RECREATIONAL RIVER STATEMENT FOR ALASKA...

---KENAI PENINSULA------------------------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  WED  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        SAT    SUN    MON    YDA | 08/27 | THU    FRI |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM |
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
KENAI RIVER AT COOPER LANDING                |       |            |
 COOA2             10.7   10.5   10.4   10.5 |  10.3 | 10.2  10.1 |
 FLOWS IN CFS      6100   5700   5600   5700 |  5500 | 5300  5200 |
KENAI RIVER BLW SKILAK LAKE                  |       |            |
 SKLA2             12.4   12.1   11.9   11.7 |  11.5 | 11.3  11.1 |
ANCHOR RIVER AT THE HIGHWAY BRIDGE           |       |            |
 APTA2              0.6    0.8    1.5    1.5 |   1.1 |  0.9   1.4 |
NINILCHIK RIVER AT NINILCHICK                |       |            |
 NINA2              MSG    MSG    MSG    MSG |   MSG |  3.4   3.4 |
SIXMILE CREEK NR HOPE                        |       |            |
 SIXA2              9.2    9.4   10.0    9.7 |   9.5 |  9.6  10.2 |
 FLOWS IN CFS       750    860   1380   1150 |   970 |  980  1620 |
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---ANCHORAGE AND THE MATANUSKA AND SUSITNA VALLEYS----------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  WED  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        SAT    SUN    MON    YDA | 08/27 | THU    FRI |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM |
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
SHIP CREEK NR ANCHORAGE                      |       |            |
 SHIA2              5.0    5.0    5.2    5.2 |   5.5 |  5.7   5.7 |
EAGLE RIVER AT GLENN HWY BRG                 |       |            |
 ERBA2              4.2    4.3    4.6    4.4 |   4.6 |  4.5   4.5 |
SUSITNA RIVER AT SUNSHINE                    |       |            |
 SUNA2              5.7    6.3    6.6    4.6 |   5.4 | 17.3  17.5 |
TALKEETNA RIVER AT TALKEETNA                 |       |            |
 TKTA2              7.4    7.3    7.4    7.5 |   7.3 |  8.6   8.6 |
WILLOW CREEK AT PARKS HWY                    |       |            |
 WILA2              6.2    6.2    6.3    6.4 |   6.4 |  8.1   7.9 |
WILLOW CREEK NR CANYON                       |       |            |
 WLWA2              2.2    2.1    2.2    2.2 |   2.7 |  3.0   3.0 |
 FLOWS IN CFS       340    300    380    360 |   650 |  860   840 |
LITTLE SU (NWS DAILY) AT HATCHER PASS BRG    |       |            |
 LSOA2              6.0    6.0    6.0    6.0 |   6.2 |  7.1   6.9 |
LITTLE SU (USGS HOURLY) BLW HP BRG           |       |            |
 LSUA2              3.1    3.1    3.2    3.2 |   3.6 |  3.9   3.7 |
 FLOWS IN CFS       260    240    280    280 |   410 |  540   460 |
MATANUSKA RIVER NR MATANUSKA GLACIER         |       |            |
 MAGA2              2.1    2.1    2.0    2.0 |   2.0 |   -     -  |
MATANUSKA RIVER AT PALMER                    |       |            |
 MATA2              7.3    7.1    7.2    7.2 |   7.1 |   -     -  |
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---COPPER RIVER BASIN---------------------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  WED  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        SAT    SUN    MON    YDA | 08/27 | THU    FRI |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM |
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
GAKONA RIVER AT GAKONA                       |       |            |
 GAKA2              4.6    4.5    4.3    4.5 |   4.3 |  4.4   4.3 |
GULKANA RIVER AT SOURDOUGH                   |       |            |
 GRSA2              6.7    6.7    6.6    6.7 |   6.8 |  6.8   6.7 |
GULKANA RIVER AT GULKANA                     |       |            |
 GULA2              6.7    6.7    MSG    6.7 |   MSG |  6.9   6.8 |
TONSINA RIVER AT HWY BRG                     |       |            |
 TONA2              9.3    8.9    MSG    MSG |   MSG |  9.1   9.0 |
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                                                                  |
---TANANA AND FORTYMILE RIVER BASINS------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  WED  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        SAT    SUN    MON    YDA | 08/27 | THU    FRI |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM |
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
FORTYMILE RIVER                              |       |            |
 FMRA2             73.6   73.5   73.4   73.9 |  74.5 | 73.7   MSG |
SALCHA RIVER AT HWY BRG                      |       |            |
 SALA2              8.8    8.6    8.4    8.4 |   8.6 |  9.3   9.2 |
CHENA RIVER AT TWO RIVERS                    |       |            |
 UCHA2             16.4   16.4   16.3   16.4 |  16.6 | 16.9  16.7 |
CHATANIKA RIVER AT STEESE HWY BRG            |       |            |
 CRSA2              9.1    9.0    9.1    9.1 |   9.4 |  9.4   9.2 |
CHATANIKA RIVER AT ELLIOTT HWY BRG           |       |            |
 CHAA2              7.6    7.5    7.5    7.5 |   7.7 |  7.9   7.7 |
NENANA RIVER AT HEALY                        |       |            |
 HNRA2             10.1   10.1   10.1   10.4 |  10.3 | 10.4  10.3 |
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                                                                  |
---SOUTHEAST ALASKA-----------------------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  WED  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        SAT    SUN    MON    YDA | 08/27 | THU    FRI |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM |
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
MENDENHALL LAKE                              |       |            |
 MNDA2              0.6    5.0    5.1    5.6 |   5.6 |  5.1   4.7 |
 FLOWS IN CFS      2900   2600   2700   3300 |  3400 | 2700  2100 |
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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 THU AUG 28.


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