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 Wed May 04 2016

Sites expected to be near or above flood stage: None


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|              10AM OBSERVED STAGES |10AM FORECAST STAGES| B-F FLD|
|Location        Lst Wk  Tue   Wed  |  Thu   Fri    Sat  |Stg  Stg|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|Anchorage Area                     |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Campbell Creek at                  |                    |        |
| S Fork in Canyon  MSG   MSG   MSG |   2.8   2.9    -   |  4  4.3|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Chester Creek at                   |                    |        |
| Arctic Blvd       2.3   2.3   2.3 |   2.3   2.3    -   |  4  4.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Ship Creek above                   |                    |        |
| Glenn Hwy         4.9   4.9   4.9 |   4.8   4.9    -   |  6  6.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Eagle River at                     |                    |        |
| Glenn Hwy Brdg    MSG   MSG   MSG |   3.7   3.7    -   |  6  6.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Glacier Creek above                |                    |        |
| Alyeska Road      MSG   MSG   MSG |  Stdy    -     -   | 28 29.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Twentymile River near              |                    |        |
| Seward Hwy        MSG   MSG   MSG |  17.3  17.5    -   | 24 26.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Kenai Peninsula                    |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Sixmile Creek nr                   |                    |        |
| Hope Canyon      10.3   9.8   9.7 |   9.9  10.0    -   | 13 14.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Exit Glacier Stream near           |                    |        |
| Visitors Center   MSG   MSG   MSG |  Stdy    -     -   |  -  -  |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Resurrection River at              |                    |        |
| Exit Glacier Rd  11.7  11.2  11.2 |  11.2  12.1    -   | 17 17.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Grouse Creek above                 |                    |        |
| Seward Hwy        5.4   5.3   5.2 |  Stdy    -     -   |  6  8.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Salmon Creek at                    |                    |        |
| Salmon Crk Road   9.5   9.4   9.4 |  Stdy    -     -   |  -  -  |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Snow River above                   |                    |        |
| Kenai Lake        7.4   7.0   6.9 |   7.0   7.1    -   | 12 16.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Trail River nr                     |                    |        |
| Lawing            MSG   4.8   4.6 |   4.7   5.5    -   |  9 10.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Kenai River at                     |                    |        |
| Cooper Landing    8.1   8.4   8.3 |   8.3   8.4   8.6  | 12 13.0|
| Skilak Lake       7.6   7.8   7.8 |   7.9   7.9   8.0  | 13 13.0|
| Kenai Keys        4.6   4.8   4.9 |   4.9   5.0   5.1  | 11 11.0|
| Below Killey      MSG   MSG   MSG |   6.9   7.0   7.1  | 12 13.2|
| Soldotna          6.6   6.7   6.7 |   6.7   6.7   6.7  | 12 12.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Ninilchik River at                 |                    |        |
| Soldotna          5.5   5.2   5.2 |   5.1   5.1   9.6  | 11 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Anchor River at                    |                    |        |
| South Fk nr Hwy   2.6   2.3   2.3 |   2.5   2.1    -   |  8  8.0|
| Anchor Point     12.0  11.8  11.8 |  11.6  11.8    -   | 14 15.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Matanuska and Susitna Valley       |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Matanuska River at                 |                    |        |
| Mat Glacier       2.5   2.2   2.1 |  Stdy    -     -   |  -   - |
| Palmer            5.5   5.3   5.4 |   5.3   5.3    -   |  9  9.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Little Susitna River               |                    |        |
| at Hat Pass brg   5.4   5.4   5.3 |   5.4   5.5    -   |  9 10.0|
| blw Hat Pass brg  2.5   2.4   2.5 |   2.5   2.5    -   |  6  6.5|
| at Parks Highway  4.5   4.4   4.4 |   4.5   4.6    -   |  9 11.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Willow Creek                       |                    |        |
| nr canyon         2.1   2.0   2.0 |   2.1   2.3    -   |  5  5.9|
| at Parks Highway  6.3   6.0   6.1 |   6.2   6.6    -   | 10 10.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Montana Creek                      |                    |        |
| at Parks Highway  5.7   5.4   5.4 |   5.5   5.6    -   |  7  7.3|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Talkeetna River                    |                    |        |
| blw Clear Creek   4.5   4.2   4.3 |   4.2   4.2    -   | 10 12.5|
| At railroad brg   5.7   5.2   5.3 |   5.3   5.4    -   | 10 12.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Moose Creek at                     |                    |        |
| Oil Well Road    12.2  11.4  11.4 |  Stdy    -     -   | 13 16.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Kroto Creek at                     |                    |        |
| Oil Well Road    11.7   MSG  11.0 |  Stdy    -     -   | 16 18.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Skwentna River at                  |                    |        |
| Skwentna         35.5  35.2  35.2 |  35.3  35.6    -   | 41 42.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Lake Creek at                      |                    |        |
| Chelatna Lake     1.0   MSG   MSG |  Stdy    -     -   |  3  3.3|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Yentna River at                    |                    |        |
| Lake Creek       13.8  13.1  12.6 |  12.7  13.1    -   | 20 20.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Maclaren River at                  |                    |        |
| Denali Hwy        3.5   2.5   1.2 |   0.7   0.5    -   |  6  6.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Chulitna River nr                  |                    |        |
| Talkeetna         3.2   3.0   3.2 |   3.3   3.1    -   | 13 19.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Susitna River at                   |                    |        |
| Denali Hwy        9.8   8.9   8.6 |   8.6   8.6    -   | 12 12.5|
| Gold Creek        8.9   7.7   7.7 |   7.6   7.6    -   | 12 14.0|
| Parks Highway     MSG   MSG   MSG |  14.3  14.2    -   | 22 24.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Copper River Basin                 |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Gakona River at                    |                    |        |
| Glenn Highway     4.0   3.5   3.5 |  16.7  17.2    -   |  6 10.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Gulkana River at                   |                    |        |
| Paxson Lake       2.3   2.4   2.4 |   2.4   2.4    -   |  -  4.0|
| Sourdough         8.2   6.7   6.7 |   6.7   6.6    -   | 10 11.0|
| Richardson Hwy    7.0   MSG   MSG |  18.1  19.0    -   |  9 10.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Little Nelchina at                 |                    |        |
| Glenn Hwy         MSG   MSG   MSG |  Stdy    -     -   |  9 10.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Tazlina River at                   |                    |        |
| Richardson Hwy   21.5  21.5  21.5 |  21.5  21.6    -   | 28 31.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Klutina River at                   |                    |        |
| Copper Center     7.5   7.6   7.7 |   7.7   7.6    -   | 12 14.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Tonsina River at                   |                    |        |
| Richardson Hwy    9.6   9.5   9.7 |   9.6   9.6    -   | 12 12.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Kennicott River at                 |                    |        |
| McCarthy         17.7  17.7  17.9 |  17.7   MSG    -   | 25 28.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Copper River at                    |                    |        |
| Chitina          10.9  10.1  10.0 |  Stdy  Stdy    -   |  -   - |
| O`Brien Creek     MSG   MSG   MSG |  Stdy  Stdy    -   |  -   - |
| Million $ Br  128.7  127.9  127.7 |  Stdy  Stdy    -   |  -   -
|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Eyak Lake nr                       |                    |        |
| Cordova           0.5   0.8   0.7 |  Stdy  Stdy    -   |  4  4.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Eyak River at                      |                    |        |
| Copper River Hwy 18.3  19.1  18.9 |  Stdy  Stdy    -   | 22 24.5|
| Eyak River        MSG   MSG   MSG |  Stdy  Stdy    -   |  5  7.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Southwest Alaska                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Kuskokwim River at                 |                    |        |
| McGrath          12.9  11.2  11.0 |  Stdy    -     -   | 21 21.0|
| Lisky`s Crossing 31.2  29.1  28.9 |  Stdy  Stdy    -   |  -  -  |
| Crooked Creek     9.6   8.4   8.3 |  Stdy  Stdy    -   | 15 19.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Iliamna River nr                   |                    |        |
| Pedro Bay        58.8  58.0  58.0 |  57.9  58.3    -   | 70 72.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Nuyakuk River near                 |                    |        |
| Dillingham        6.1   6.8   6.9 |  Stdy  Stdy    -   |  - 12.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Nushagak River at                  |                    |        |
| Ekwok             MSG   MSG   MSG |  Stdy  Stdy    -   |  - 16.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Bradley River Basin                |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Bradley River                      |                    |        |
| Upper            12.2  12.1  12.1 |  12.2  12.5    -   |  -   - |
| Middle Fork       9.3   9.3   9.3 |   9.3   9.4    -   |  -   - |
| Tidewater         5.4   5.3   5.3 |   5.4   6.0    -   |  -   - |
|                                   |                    |        |
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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 Thu May 05.


$$
issued at 4 pm Wed May 05.





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