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RECREATIONAL RIVER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
ALASKA-PACIFIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER
5 PM AKDT SAT SEP 20 2014


...RECREATIONAL RIVER STATEMENT FOR ALASKA...


---KENAI PENINSULA------------------------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  SAT  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        TUE    WED    THU    FRI | 09/20 | SUN    MON |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM |
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
KENAI RIVER AT COOPER LANDING                |       |            |
 COOA2             11.1   11.1   11.2   11.8 |  12.1 | 12.1  11.8 |
 FLOWS IN CFS      6700   6700   7100   8300 |  9200 | 9100  8400 |
KENAI RIVER BELOW SKILAK LAKE                |       |            |
 SKLA2             11.5   11.7   11.9   12.1 |  12.3 | 12.4  12.3 |
ANCHOR RIVER AT THE HIGHWAY                  |       |            |
 APTA2              1.4    1.3    1.2    1.5 |   1.8 |  1.5   1.4 |
NINILCHIK RIVER AT NINILCHIK                 |       |            |
 NINA2              MSG    MSG    MSG    MSG |   MSG |  3.9   3.7 |
SIXMILE CREEK NEAR HOPE                      |       |            |
 SIXA2              9.4    9.4   10.5   10.5 |  10.6 | 10.2   9.8 |
 FLOWS IN CFS       900    840   2040   2060 |  2160 | 1670  1220 |
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---ANCHORAGE AND THE MATANUSKA AND SUSITNA VALLEYS----------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  SAT  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        TUE    WED    THU    FRI | 09/20 | SUN    MON |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM |
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
SHIP CREEK NEAR ANCHORAGE                    |       |            |
 SHIA2              5.6    5.5    5.5    5.6 |   5.7 |  5.5   5.4 |
EAGLE RIVER AT GLENN HIGHWAY                 |       |            |
 ERBA2              4.6    4.4    4.5    4.5 |   4.6 |  4.5   4.4 |
SUSITNA RIVER AT SUNSHINE                    |       |            |
 SUNA2              5.8    6.3    6.1    6.6 |   6.6 | 17.9  17.6 |
TALKEETNA RIVER AT TALKEETNA                 |       |            |
 TKTA2              7.9    7.9    7.8    8.2 |   8.5 |  8.4   8.3 |
WILLOW CREEK AT PARKS HIGHWAY                |       |            |
 WILA2              6.9    6.8    6.9    7.0 |   7.4 |  7.2   6.9 |
WILLOW CREEK AT THE CANYON                   |       |            |
 WLWA2              2.6    2.6    2.6    2.6 |   2.8 |  2.7   2.5 |
 FLOWS IN CFS       570    560    580    560 |   700 |  640   540 |
LITTLE SU (NWS DAILY) AT HATCHER PASS BRG    |       |            |
 LSOA2              6.4    6.3    6.3    6.2 |   MSG |  6.0   5.6 |
LITTLE SU (USGS HOURLY) BELOW HP BRG         |       |            |
 LSUA2              3.5    3.5    3.4    3.4 |   3.4 |  3.3   3.2 |
 FLOWS IN CFS       460    440    410    390 |   410 |  350   320 |
MATANUSKA RIVER NR MATANUSKA GLACIER         |       |            |
 MAGA2              3.1    2.9    2.4    2.2 |   2.0 |   -     -  |
MATANUSKA RIVER AT MATANUSKA                 |       |            |
 MATA2              8.6    8.2    8.0    7.5 |   7.4 |   -     -  |
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---COPPER RIVER BASIN---------------------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  SAT  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        TUE    WED    THU    FRI | 09/20 | SUN    MON |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM |
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
GAKONA RIVER AT GAKONA                       |       |            |
 GAKA2              4.7    4.6    4.5    4.4 |   4.1 |  4.1   4.0 |
GULKANA RIVER AT SOURDOUGH                   |       |            |
 GRSA2              7.1    7.0    7.0    6.9 |   6.9 |  6.8   6.8 |
GULKANA RIVER AT GULKANA                     |       |            |
 GULA2              7.0    7.0    6.7    6.7 |   6.8 |  6.8   6.8 |
TONSINA RIVER AT THE HIGHWAY                 |       |            |
 TONA2              MSG    MSG    MSG    MSG |   MSG |  9.9   9.8 |
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                                                                  |
---TANANA AND FORTYMILE RIVER BASINS------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  SAT  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        TUE    WED    THU    FRI | 09/20 | SUN    MON |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM |
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
FORTYMILE RIVER                              |       |            |
 FMRA2             72.3   72.3   72.2   72.2 |  72.2 | 72.1  72.1 |
SALCHA RIVER AT HIGHWAY                      |       |            |
 SALA2              7.8    7.8    7.7    7.7 |   7.7 |  7.6   7.5 |
CHENA RIVER AT TWO RIVERS                    |       |            |
 UCHA2             16.3   16.2   16.2   16.1 |  16.1 | 16.0  16.0 |
CHATANIKA RIVER AT STEESE HIGHWAY            |       |            |
 CRSA2              9.0    8.9    8.8    8.9 |   8.9 |  9.0   8.9 |
CHATANIKA RIVER AT ELLIOTT HIGHWAY           |       |            |
 CHAA2              7.4    7.3    7.3    7.3 |   7.2 |  7.3   7.3 |
NENANA RIVER AT HEALY                        |       |            |
 HNRA2             10.3   10.2   10.2   10.2 |  10.2 | 10.3  10.3 |
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                                                                  |
---SOUTHEAST ALASKA-----------------------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  SAT  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        TUE    WED    THU    FRI | 09/20 | SUN    MON |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM |
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
MENDENHALL LAKE                              |       |            |
 MNDA2              4.7    0.5    0.5    0.5 |   5.7 |  5.8   6.0 |
 FLOWS IN CFS      2100   2100   1700   2400 |  3500 | 3600  4000 |
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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 SUN SEP 21.


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