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RECREATIONAL RIVER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
ALASKA-PACIFIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER
5 PM AKDT THU SEP 18 2014


...RECREATIONAL RIVER STATEMENT FOR ALASKA...


---KENAI PENINSULA------------------------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  THU  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        SUN    MON    TUE    WED | 09/18 | FRI    SAT |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM |
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
KENAI RIVER AT COOPER LANDING                |       |            |
 COOA2             10.9   10.9   11.1   11.1 |  11.2 | 11.7  11.9 |
 FLOWS IN CFS      6300   6400   6700   6700 |  7100 | 8200  8700 |
KENAI RIVER BELOW SKILAK LAKE                |       |            |
 SKLA2             11.0   11.3   11.5   11.7 |  11.9 | 12.1  12.5 |
ANCHOR RIVER AT THE HIGHWAY                  |       |            |
 APTA2              1.3    1.2    1.4    1.3 |   1.2 |  1.7   1.9 |
NINILCHIK RIVER AT NINILCHIK                 |       |            |
 NINA2              MSG    MSG    MSG    MSG |   MSG |  4.3   4.7 |
SIXMILE CREEK NEAR HOPE                      |       |            |
 SIXA2              9.5    9.4    9.4    9.4 |  10.5 | 10.8  10.5 |
 FLOWS IN CFS       970    850    900    840 |  2040 | 2460  2070 |
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---ANCHORAGE AND THE MATANUSKA AND SUSITNA VALLEYS----------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  THU  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        SUN    MON    TUE    WED | 09/18 | FRI    SAT |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM |
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
SHIP CREEK NEAR ANCHORAGE                    |       |            |
 SHIA2              5.6    5.5    5.6    5.5 |   5.5 |  5.7   5.7 |
EAGLE RIVER AT GLENN HIGHWAY                 |       |            |
 ERBA2              5.2    4.7    4.6    4.4 |   4.5 |  4.6   4.7 |
SUSITNA RIVER AT SUNSHINE                    |       |            |
 SUNA2              5.4    5.9    5.8    6.3 |   6.1 | 17.9  17.8 |
TALKEETNA RIVER AT TALKEETNA                 |       |            |
 TKTA2              7.7    8.0    7.9    7.9 |   7.8 |  8.6   8.7 |
WILLOW CREEK AT PARKS HIGHWAY                |       |            |
 WILA2              7.0    6.8    6.9    6.8 |   6.9 |  7.4   7.4 |
WILLOW CREEK AT THE CANYON                   |       |            |
 WLWA2              2.6    2.5    2.6    2.6 |   2.6 |  2.8   2.9 |
 FLOWS IN CFS       590    520    570    560 |   580 |  730   780 |
LITTLE SU (NWS DAILY) AT HATCHER PASS BRG    |       |            |
 LSOA2              6.3    6.3    6.4    6.3 |   6.3 |  6.5   6.4 |
LITTLE SU (USGS HOURLY) BELOW HP BRG         |       |            |
 LSUA2              3.6    3.5    3.5    3.5 |   3.4 |  3.5   3.5 |
 FLOWS IN CFS       470    430    460    440 |   410 |  450   430 |
MATANUSKA RIVER NR MATANUSKA GLACIER         |       |            |
 MAGA2              2.7    2.7    3.1    2.9 |   2.4 |   -     -  |
MATANUSKA RIVER AT MATANUSKA                 |       |            |
 MATA2              7.8    7.8    8.6    8.2 |   8.0 |   -     -  |
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---COPPER RIVER BASIN---------------------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  THU  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        SUN    MON    TUE    WED | 09/18 | FRI    SAT |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM |
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
GAKONA RIVER AT GAKONA                       |       |            |
 GAKA2              4.5    4.6    4.7    4.6 |   4.5 |  4.3   4.2 |
GULKANA RIVER AT SOURDOUGH                   |       |            |
 GRSA2              7.1    7.1    7.1    7.0 |   7.0 |  6.9   6.8 |
GULKANA RIVER AT GULKANA                     |       |            |
 GULA2              7.2    7.1    7.0    7.0 |   6.7 |  6.6   6.6 |
TONSINA RIVER AT THE HIGHWAY                 |       |            |
 TONA2              MSG    MSG    MSG    MSG |   MSG |  9.8   9.8 |
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                                                                  |
---TANANA AND FORTYMILE RIVER BASINS------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  THU  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        SUN    MON    TUE    WED | 09/18 | FRI    SAT |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM |
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
FORTYMILE RIVER                              |       |            |
 FMRA2             72.4   72.4   72.3   72.3 |  72.2 | 72.2  72.2 |
SALCHA RIVER AT HIGHWAY                      |       |            |
 SALA2              8.0    7.9    7.8    7.8 |   7.7 |  7.6   7.5 |
CHENA RIVER AT TWO RIVERS                    |       |            |
 UCHA2             16.4   16.3   16.3   16.2 |  16.2 | 16.2  16.1 |
CHATANIKA RIVER AT STEESE HIGHWAY            |       |            |
 CRSA2              8.9    9.0    9.0    8.9 |   8.8 |  8.9   8.8 |
CHATANIKA RIVER AT ELLIOTT HIGHWAY           |       |            |
 CHAA2              7.5    7.4    7.4    7.3 |   7.3 |  7.2   7.2 |
NENANA RIVER AT HEALY                        |       |            |
 HNRA2             10.0   10.2   10.3   10.2 |  10.2 | 10.1  10.1 |
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                                                                  |
---SOUTHEAST ALASKA-----------------------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  THU  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        SUN    MON    TUE    WED | 09/18 | FRI    SAT |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM |
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
MENDENHALL LAKE                              |       |            |
 MNDA2              0.5    0.5    4.7    0.5 |   0.5 |  5.0   5.5 |
 FLOWS IN CFS      2000   2000   2100   2100 |  1700 | 2500  3300 |
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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 FRI SEP 19.


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