River Summary
Issued by NWS Anchorage, AK

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RIVER SUMMARY AND FORECAST FOR SOUTHCENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
400 PM AKDT Mon Aug 31 2015

Sites expected to be near or above flood stage: THE SNOW GLACIER DAMMED LAKE IS
RELEASING.  IT WILL CAUSE THE SNOW RIVER TO CREST ABOVE ACTION STAGE TUESDAY
AFTERNOON OR WEDNESDAY.  THIS WILL CAUSE LAKE LEVELS AT KENAI LAKE TO INCREASE
BY 1-2 FEET MIDWEEK.


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|              10AM OBSERVED STAGES |10AM FORECAST STAGES| B-F FLD|
|Location        Lst Wk  Sun   Mon  |  Tue   Wed    Thu  |Stg  Stg|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|Anchorage Area                     |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Campbell Creek at                  |                    |        |
| S Fork in Canyon  2.1   2.1   2.1 |   2.1   2.1    -   |  4  4.3|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Chester Creek at                   |                    |        |
| Arctic Blvd       2.1   2.1   2.0 |   2.1   2.1    -   |  4  4.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Ship Creek above                   |                    |        |
| Glenn Hwy         4.9   4.8   4.8 |   4.8   4.9    -   |  6  6.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Eagle River at                     |                    |        |
| Glenn Hwy Brdg    4.2   3.8   3.3 |   3.0   2.8    -   |  6  6.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Glacier Creek above                |                    |        |
| Alyeska Road      MSG   MSG   MSG |  STDY    -     -   | 28 29.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Twentymile River near              |                    |        |
| Seward Hwy        MSG   MSG   MSG |  16.4  16.2    -   | 24 26.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Kenai Peninsula                    |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Sixmile Creek nr                   |                    |        |
| Hope Canyon       8.9   8.7   8.6 |   8.6   8.6    -   | 13 14.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Exit Glacier Stream near           |                    |        |
| Visitors Center  14.4  13.4   MSG |   FLG    -     -   |  -  -  |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Resurrection River at              |                    |        |
| Exit Glacier Rd  12.8  11.7  11.3 |  10.8  10.8    -   | 17 17.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Grouse Creek above                 |                    |        |
| Seward Hwy        4.5   4.4   4.4 |  STDY    -     -   |  6  8.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Salmon Creek at                    |                    |        |
| Salmon Crk Road   9.2   9.2   9.2 |  STDY    -     -   |  -  -  |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Snow River above                   |                    |        |
| Kenai Lake        8.4   9.7  10.9 |  12.6  12.3    -   | 12 16.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Trail River nr                     |                    |        |
| Lawing            5.3   4.7   4.5 |   4.4   4.3    -   |  9 10.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Kenai River at                     |                    |        |
| Cooper Landing    9.8   9.5   9.7 |  10.4  11.5  11.9  | 12 13.0|
| Skilak Lake      10.3  10.0   9.9 |   9.8   9.9  10.0  | 13 13.0|
| Kenai Keys        8.2   7.4   7.3 |   7.2   7.2   7.5  | 11 11.0|
| Below Killey      MSG   MSG   MSG |   9.4   9.4   9.6  | 12 13.2|
| Soldotna          8.7   8.4   8.4 |   8.3   8.3   8.4  | 12 12.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Ninilchik River at                 |                    |        |
| Ninilchik         MSG   MSG   MSG |  MSG   MSG     -   | 10  9.6|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Anchor River at                    |                    |        |
| South Fk nr Hwy   0.6   0.5   0.5 |   0.5   0.5    -   |  8  8.0|
| Anchor Point     10.2  10.1  10.1 |  10.0  10.0    -   | 14 15.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Matanuska and Susitna Valley       |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Matanuska River at                 |                    |        |
| Mat Glacier       1.8   1.6   1.5 |  STDY    -     -   |  -   - |
| Palmer            7.2   7.1   6.8 |   6.6   6.4    -   |  9  9.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Little Susitna River               |                    |        |
| at Hat Pass brg   6.0   5.8   5.8 |   5.8   5.7    -   |  9 10.0|
| blw Hat Pass brg  3.2   3.0   2.9 |   2.9   2.8    -   |  6  6.5|
| at Parks Highway  4.9   4.7   4.6 |   4.5   4.5    -   |  9 11.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Willow Creek                       |                    |        |
| nr canyon         2.0   1.9   1.9 |   1.8   1.8    -   |  5  5.9|
| at Parks Highway  6.0   5.8   5.9 |   5.7   5.6    -   | 10 10.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Montana Creek                      |                    |        |
| at Parks Highway  4.9   4.8   4.8 |   4.8   4.8    -   |  7  7.3|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Talkeetna River                    |                    |        |
| blw Clear Creek   5.3   4.8   4.7 |   4.5   4.4    -   | 10 12.5|
| At railroad brg   6.9   6.7   6.3 |   6.2   6.1    -   | 10 12.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Moose Creek at                     |                    |        |
| Oil Well Road    10.6  10.9  10.4 |  STDY    -     -   | 13 16.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Kroto Creek at                     |                    |        |
| Oil Well Road    10.2  10.3  10.2 |  STDY    -     -   | 16 18.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Skwentna River at                  |                    |        |
| Skwentna         35.3   MSG  34.3 |  34.0  33.8    -   | 41 42.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Lake Creek at                      |                    |        |
| Chelatna Lake     2.2   MSG   MSG |  STDY    -     -   |  3  3.3|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Yentna River at                    |                    |        |
| Lake Creek        MSG   MSG   MSG |  14.0  13.3    -   | 20 20.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Maclaren River at                  |                    |        |
| Denali Hwy        3.0   3.0   2.9 |   2.7   2.6    -   |  6  6.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Chulitna River nr                  |                    |        |
| Talkeetna         MSG   MSG   MSG |   4.1   3.9    -   | 13 19.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Susitna River at                   |                    |        |
| Denali Hwy        MSG   MSG   MSG |   9.1   8.9    -   | 12 12.5|
| Gold Creek        8.6   8.9   8.5 |   8.1   7.8    -   | 12 14.0|
| Parks Highway    15.7  15.7  15.2 |  14.9  14.6    -   | 22 24.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Copper River Basin                 |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Gakona River at                    |                    |        |
| Glenn Highway     4.0   4.3   4.1 |   3.8   3.7    -   |  6 10.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Gulkana River at                   |                    |        |
| Paxson Lake       2.6   2.7   2.7 |   2.6   2.6    -   |  -  4.0|
| Sourdough         6.4   6.6   6.5 |   6.4   6.4    -   | 10 11.0|
| Richardson Hwy    6.2   6.4   6.9 |   6.8   6.7    -   |  9 10.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Little Nelchina at                 |                    |        |
| Glenn Hwy         MSG   MSG   MSG |  STDY    -     -   |  9 10.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Tazlina River at                   |                    |        |
| Richardson Hwy   27.5  26.2  25.8 |  25.5  25.3    -   | 28 31.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Klutina River at                   |                    |        |
| Copper Center    10.6  10.1  10.1 |  10.1  10.0    -   | 12 14.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Tonsina River at                   |                    |        |
| Richardson Hwy    MSG   MSG   MSG |   8.6   8.4    -   | 12 12.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Kennicott River at                 |                    |        |
| McCarthy         20.7  19.5  19.4 |  19.4  19.4    -   | 25 28.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Copper River at                    |                    |        |
| Chitina          15.5  14.9  14.6 |  STDY  STDY    -   |  -   - |
| O`Brien Creek     MSG   MSG   MSG |  STDY  STDY    -   |  -   - |
| Million Dollar Br39.5  36.3  34.7 |   FLG   FLG    -   |  -   - |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Eyak Lake nr                       |                    |        |
| Cordova           0.5   0.2   0.2 |  STDY  STDY    -   |  4  4.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Eyak River at                      |                    |        |
| Copper River Hwy  MSG   MSG   MSG |  STDY  STDY    -   | 22 24.5|
| Eyak River        MSG   MSG   MSG |  STDY  STDY    -   |  5  7.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Southwest Alaska                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Kuskokwim River at                 |                    |        |
| McGrath          10.4  14.4  14.7 |  STDY    -     -   | 21 21.0|
| Lisky`s Crossing 27.3  30.0  30.6 |   FLG   FLG    -   |  -  -  |
| Crooked Creek     5.2   6.4   7.0 |   RSG   RSG    -   | 15 19.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Iliamna River nr                   |                    |        |
| Pedro Bay        56.5  56.3  56.3 |  56.2  56.2    -   | 70 72.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Nuyakuk River near                 |                    |        |
| Dillingham        5.1   4.6   4.6 |  STDY  STDY    -   |  - 12.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Nushagak River at                  |                    |        |
| Ekwok             MSG   MSG   MSG |  STDY  STDY    -   |  - 16.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Bradley River Basin                |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Bradley River                      |                    |        |
| Upper            12.9  12.4  12.5 |  12.4  12.4    -   |  -   - |
| Middle Fork       9.9   9.8   9.8 |   9.7   9.7    -   |  -   - |
| Tidewater         5.3   5.3   5.3 |   5.3   5.3    -   |  -   - |
|                                   |                    |        |
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Note: River stages are in feet.
RSG: Rising tendency   FLG: Falling Tendency     STDY: Little Change
E: Estimated           B-F Stg: Bankfull Stage   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 4 pm Tue Sep 01.


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