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RECREATIONAL RIVER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
ALASKA-PACIFIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER
5 PM AKDT WED SEP 30 2015


...RECREATIONAL RIVER STATEMENT FOR ALASKA...


---KENAI PENINSULA------------------------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  WED  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        SAT    SUN    MON    TUE | 09/30 | THU    FRI |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM |
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
KENAI RIVER AT COOPER LANDING                |       |            |
 COOA2              7.9    7.9    7.8    7.8 |   7.9 |  8.1   8.0 |
 FLOWS IN CFS      2300   2200   2100   2100 |  2200 | 2400  2300 |
KENAI RIVER BELOW SKILAK LAKE                |       |            |
 SKLA2              8.8    8.6    8.6    8.6 |   8.6 |  8.5   8.4 |
ANCHOR RIVER AT THE HIGHWAY                  |       |            |
 APTA2              0.9    0.9    1.5    2.5 |   2.6 |  1.8   1.6 |
NINILCHIK RIVER AT NINILCHIK                 |       |            |
 NINA2              MSG    MSG    MSG    MSG |   MSG |  MSG   MSG |
SIXMILE CREEK NEAR HOPE                      |       |            |
 SIXA2              8.7    8.7    9.0    9.7 |   9.6 |  9.3   9.1 |
 FLOWS IN CFS       380    390    520   1030 |   960 |  690   560 |
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---ANCHORAGE AND THE MATANUSKA AND SUSITNA VALLEYS----------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  WED  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        SAT    SUN    MON    TUE | 09/30 | THU    FRI |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM |
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
SHIP CREEK NEAR ANCHORAGE                    |       |            |
 SHIA2              5.0    5.1    5.7    6.3 |   5.9 |  5.6   5.5 |
EAGLE RIVER AT GLENN HIGHWAY***              |       |            |
 ERBA2              2.9    2.9    4.2    6.4 |   5.4 |  5.1   4.9 |
SUSITNA RIVER AT SUNSHINE                    |       |            |
 SUNA2              2.9    2.8    3.9    6.9 |   7.7 | 18.5  17.4 |
TALKEETNA RIVER AT TALKEETNA                 |       |            |
 TKTA2              5.9    6.1    7.5   10.7 |  10.1 |  8.9   7.8 |
WILLOW CREEK AT PARKS HIGHWAY                |       |            |
 WILA2              6.4    7.0    8.3   10.4 |  10.0 |  8.6   7.8 |
WILLOW CREEK AT THE CANYON                   |       |            |
 WLWA2              2.3    2.7    3.7    5.5 |   4.4 |  3.6   3.2 |
 FLOWS IN CFS       590    840   1660   4600 |  2710 | 1620  1210 |
LITTLE SU (NWS DAILY) AT HATCHER PASS BRG    |       |            |
 LSOA2              6.1    6.3    7.4    9.3 |   9.0 |  7.7   7.5 |
LITTLE SU (USGS HOURLY) BELOW HP BRG         |       |            |
 LSUA2              3.1    3.5    4.9    6.5 |   5.2 |  4.7   4.3 |
 FLOWS IN CFS       110    170    690   2350 |   880 |  590   410 |
MATANUSKA RIVER NR MATANUSKA GLACIER         |       |            |
 MAGA2              1.4    1.3    1.3    1.3 |   1.4 |   -     -  |
MATANUSKA RIVER AT MATANUSKA                 |       |            |
 MATA2              6.1    6.1    6.8    7.6 |   7.6 |   -     -  |
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---COPPER RIVER BASIN---------------------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  WED  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        SAT    SUN    MON    TUE | 09/30 | THU    FRI |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM |
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
GAKONA RIVER AT GAKONA                       |       |            |
 GAKA2              3.4    3.4    3.5    4.0 |   5.2 |  5.5   5.0 |
GULKANA RIVER AT SOURDOUGH                   |       |            |
 GRSA2              6.6    6.5    6.6    6.9 |   7.8 |  7.9   7.5 |
GULKANA RIVER AT GULKANA                     |       |            |
 GULA2              6.2    6.2    6.2    6.4 |   7.1 |  7.8   7.5 |
TONSINA RIVER AT THE HIGHWAY                 |       |            |
 TONA2              8.2    8.0    8.0    8.1 |   8.7 |  8.8   8.7 |
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                                                                  |
---TANANA AND FORTYMILE RIVER BASINS------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  WED  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        SAT    SUN    MON    TUE | 09/30 | THU    FRI |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM |
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
FORTYMILE RIVER                              |       |            |
 FMRA2             72.3   72.1   72.1   72.1 |  72.4 | 72.7  72.5 |
SALCHA RIVER AT HIGHWAY                      |       |            |
 SALA2              7.7    7.7    7.7    7.9 |   8.3 |  7.9   7.6 |
CHENA RIVER AT TWO RIVERS                    |       |            |
 UCHA2             16.1   16.1   16.1   16.5 |  16.8 | 16.5  16.2 |
CHATANIKA RIVER AT STEESE HIGHWAY            |       |            |
 CRSA2              8.4    8.4    8.5    8.9 |   8.8 |  8.6   8.5 |
CHATANIKA RIVER AT ELLIOTT HIGHWAY           |       |            |
 CHAA2              6.8    6.8    6.9    MSG |   7.5 |  7.1   6.9 |
NENANA RIVER AT HEALY                        |       |            |
 HNRA2              9.4    9.4    9.5   10.0 |  10.1 |  9.7   9.5 |
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                                                                  |
---SOUTHEAST ALASKA-----------------------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  WED  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        SAT    SUN    MON    TUE | 09/30 | THU    FRI |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM |
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
MENDENHALL LAKE                              |       |            |
 MNDA2              3.0    3.3    4.1    5.2 |   6.5 |  6.4   5.0 |
 FLOWS IN CFS       700    800   1500   2800 |  4900 | 4500  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
*** EAGLE RIVER GAGE IS CURRENTLY READING HIGH DUE TO TEMPORARY
    CONSTRUCTION BRIDGE. WATER LEVELS ELSEWHERE ON THE RIVER WILL
    BE LOWER THAN INDICATED BY THE RIVER GAGE.


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 OCT 01.


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