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RECREATIONAL RIVER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
ALASKA-PACIFIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER
500 PM AKDT TUE SEP 23 2014

...RECREATIONAL RIVER STATEMENT FOR ALASKA...

---KENAI PENINSULA------------------------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  TUE  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        FRI    SAT    SUN    YDA | 09/23 | WED    THU |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM |
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
KENAI RIVER AT COOPER LANDING                |       |            |
 COOA2             11.8   12.1   12.0   11.7 |  11.4 | 10.9  10.3 |
 FLOWS IN CFS      8300   9200   9000   8300 |  7400 | 6300  5400 |
KENAI RIVER BLW SKILAK LAKE                  |       |            |
 SKLA2             12.1   12.3   12.3   12.2 |  12.0 | 11.7  11.4 |
ANCHOR RIVER AT THE HIGHWAY BRIDGE           |       |            |
 APTA2              1.5    1.8    1.5    1.2 |   1.1 |  1.0   1.0 |
NINILCHIK RIVER AT NINILCHICK                |       |            |
 NINA2              MSG    MSG    MSG    MSG |   MSG |  3.5   3.5 |
SIXMILE CREEK NR HOPE                        |       |            |
 SIXA2             10.5   10.6   10.2   10.0 |   9.8 |  9.6   9.5 |
 FLOWS IN CFS      2060   2160   1690   1380 |  1190 | 1020   910 |
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---ANCHORAGE AND THE MATANUSKA AND SUSITNA VALLEYS----------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  TUE  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        FRI    SAT    SUN    YDA | 09/23 | WED    THU |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM |
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
SHIP CREEK NR ANCHORAGE                      |       |            |
 SHIA2              5.6    5.7    5.6    5.6 |   5.6 |  5.5   5.4 |
EAGLE RIVER AT GLENN HWY BRG                 |       |            |
 ERBA2              4.5    4.5    4.1    4.0 |   3.8 |  3.7   3.6 |
SUSITNA RIVER AT SUNSHINE                    |       |            |
 SUNA2              6.6    6.6    6.6    6.1 |   5.3 | 16.3  15.9 |
TALKEETNA RIVER AT TALKEETNA                 |       |            |
 TKTA2              8.2    8.5    8.2    8.0 |   7.4 |  7.1   7.0 |
WILLOW CREEK AT PARKS HWY                    |       |            |
 WILA2              7.0    7.4    7.3    7.1 |   6.8 |  6.6   6.3 |
WILLOW CREEK NR CANYON                       |       |            |
 WLWA2              2.6    2.8    2.7    2.5 |   2.4 |  2.4   2.3 |
 FLOWS IN CFS       560    700    680    540 |   480 |  440   400 |
LITTLE SU (NWS DAILY) AT HATCHER PASS BRG    |       |            |
 LSOA2              6.2    6.1    6.0    6.0 |   6.0 |  6.0   5.9 |
LITTLE SU (USGS HOURLY) BLW HP BRG           |       |            |
 LSUA2              3.4    3.4    3.4    3.3 |   3.2 |  3.2   3.1 |
 FLOWS IN CFS       390    410    380    360 |   340 |  310   290 |
MATANUSKA RIVER NR MATANUSKA GLACIER         |       |            |
 MAGA2              2.2    2.0    1.9    1.8 |   1.5 |   -     -  |
MATANUSKA RIVER AT PALMER                    |       |            |
 MATA2              7.5    7.4    7.2    6.8 |   6.6 |   -     -  |
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---COPPER RIVER BASIN---------------------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  TUE  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        FRI    SAT    SUN    YDA | 09/23 | WED    THU |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM |
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
GAKONA RIVER AT GAKONA                       |       |            |
 GAKA2              4.4    4.1    4.2    4.1 |   4.0 |  3.9   3.8 |
GULKANA RIVER AT SOURDOUGH                   |       |            |
 GRSA2              6.9    6.9    6.9    6.9 |   6.9 |  6.8   6.7 |
GULKANA RIVER AT GULKANA                     |       |            |
 GULA2              6.7    6.8    6.8    6.8 |   6.8 |  6.8   6.7 |
TONSINA RIVER AT HWY BRG                     |       |            |
 TONA2              MSG    MSG    MSG    MSG |   MSG |  9.5   9.4 |
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                                                                  |
---TANANA AND FORTYMILE RIVER BASINS------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  TUE  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        FRI    SAT    SUN    YDA | 09/23 | WED    THU |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM |
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
FORTYMILE RIVER                              |       |            |
 FMRA2             72.2   72.2   72.1   72.1 |  72.2 | 72.0  71.9 |
SALCHA RIVER AT HWY BRG                      |       |            |
 SALA2              7.7    7.7    7.6    7.6 |   7.6 |  7.5   7.5 |
CHENA RIVER AT TWO RIVERS                    |       |            |
 UCHA2             16.1   16.1   16.1   16.2 |  16.1 | 16.1  16.0 |
CHATANIKA RIVER AT STEESE HWY BRG            |       |            |
 CRSA2              8.9    8.9    9.0    9.0 |   8.9 |  8.9   8.9 |
CHATANIKA RIVER AT ELLIOTT HWY BRG           |       |            |
 CHAA2              7.3    7.2    7.4    7.5 |   7.4 |  7.3   7.2 |
NENANA RIVER AT HEALY                        |       |            |
 HNRA2             10.2   10.2   10.3   10.4 |  10.2 | 10.3  10.2 |
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                                                                  |
---SOUTHEAST ALASKA-----------------------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  TUE  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        FRI    SAT    SUN    YDA | 09/23 | WED    THU |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM |
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
MENDENHALL LAKE                              |       |            |
 MNDA2              0.5    5.7    0.8    0.7 |   0.5 |  5.6   5.0 |
 FLOWS IN CFS      2400   3500   5800   7200 |  4900 | 3400  2500 |
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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 WED SEP 24.


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