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 Aug 24 2016

Sites expected to be near or above flood stage: The Yentna River at Lake
Creek was above minor flood stage Tuesday.  It has crested and will
fall slowly.

The North Gulf Coast will also see significant rainfall through the
end of this week.


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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  2.6   3.0   3.0 |   3.1   3.3    -   |  4  4.3|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Chester Creek at                   |                    |        |
| Arctic Blvd       2.4   3.0   2.6 |   3.5   2.6    -   |  4  4.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Ship Creek above                   |                    |        |
| Glenn Hwy         5.0   5.2   5.2 |   5.3   5.8    -   |  6  6.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Eagle River at                     |                    |        |
| Glenn Hwy Brdg    4.1   4.8   4.9 |   5.1   5.5    -   |  6  6.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Glacier Creek above                |                    |        |
| Alyeska Road     25.6  26.1  26.1 |   TRN    -     -   | 28 29.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Twentymile River near              |                    |        |
| Seward Hwy        MSG   MSG   MSG |  22.4  21.2    -   | 24 26.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Kenai Peninsula                    |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Sixmile Creek nr                   |                    |        |
| Hope Canyon       9.8   9.8   9.7 |  10.1  10.5    -   | 13 14.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Exit Glacier Stream near           |                    |        |
| Visitors Center  14.4  15.3  15.5 |   FLG    -     -   |  -  -  |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Resurrection River at              |                    |        |
| Exit Glacier Rd  14.4  16.1  16.4 |  16.4  15.8    -   | 17 17.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Grouse Creek above                 |                    |        |
| Seward Hwy        4.8   5.0   5.0 |   FLG    -     -   |  6  8.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Salmon Creek at                    |                    |        |
| Salmon Crk Road   9.6  10.4  10.7 |   FLG    -     -   |  -  -  |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Snow River above                   |                    |        |
| Kenai Lake        9.0   9.5   9.5 |   9.5   9.9    -   | 12 16.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Trail River nr                     |                    |        |
| Lawing            7.2   6.4   6.7 |   6.8   7.4    -   |  9 10.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Kenai River at                     |                    |        |
| Cooper Landing   11.9  11.0  11.1 |  11.1  11.4  11.5  | 12 13.0|
| Skilak Lake      12.3  11.8  11.8 |  11.9  12.1  12.2  | 13 13.0|
| Kenai Keys       10.4   MSG   MSG |  10.3  10.5  10.5  | 11 11.0|
| Below Killey      MSG   MSG   MSG |  11.6  11.9  11.8  | 12 13.2|
| Soldotna         10.3   9.8   9.9 |  10.0  10.4  10.4  | 12 12.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Ninilchik River at                 |                    |        |
| Soldotna          4.9   5.0   5.1 |   5.6   6.0   9.6  | 11 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Anchor River at                    |                    |        |
| South Fk nr Hwy   1.2   1.1   1.4 |   1.2   2.0    -   |  8  8.0|
| Anchor Point     11.0  11.2  11.1 |  12.2  12.6    -   | 14 15.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Matanuska and Susitna Valley       |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Matanuska River at                 |                    |        |
| Mat Glacier       2.4   2.0   2.1 |   RSG    -     -   |  -   - |
| Palmer            7.7   6.9   7.4 |   8.1   8.6    -   |  9  9.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Little Susitna River               |                    |        |
| at Hat Pass brg   6.2   6.5   6.6 |   7.0   7.3    -   |  9 10.0|
| blw Hat Pass brg  3.2   3.6   3.6 |   3.9   4.1    -   |  6  6.5|
| at Parks Highway  5.3   5.6   5.8 |   6.3   7.5    -   |  9 11.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Willow Creek                       |                    |        |
| nr canyon         2.5   3.2   3.0 |   3.7   3.8    -   |  5  5.9|
| at Parks Highway  6.6   7.4   7.4 |   8.3   9.0    -   | 10 10.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Montana Creek                      |                    |        |
| at Parks Highway  5.6   6.0   5.9 |   6.2   6.3    -   |  7  7.3|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Talkeetna River                    |                    |        |
| blw Clear Creek   7.0   6.7   6.8 |   6.8   7.6    -   | 10 12.5|
| At railroad brg   9.2   9.2   9.5 |   9.4  10.1    -   | 10 12.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Moose Creek at                     |                    |        |
| Oil Well Road    11.2  13.1  14.1 |   RSG    -     -   | 13 16.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Kroto Creek at                     |                    |        |
| Oil Well Road    10.8  11.9  12.5 |   RSG    -     -   | 16 18.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Skwentna River at                  |                    |        |
| Skwentna         37.7  37.9  38.0 |  38.2  37.9    -   | 41 42.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Lake Creek at                      |                    |        |
| Chelatna Lake     MSG   MSG   MSG |  STDY    -     -   |  3  3.3|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Yentna River at                    |                    |        |
| Lake Creek       16.5  21.1  20.2 |  19.4  18.8    -   | 20 20.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Maclaren River at                  |                    |        |
| Denali Hwy        4.2   4.5   4.6 |   4.3   4.7    -   |  6  6.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Chulitna River nr                  |                    |        |
| Talkeetna         8.7  10.3  11.6 |  12.6  13.8    -   | 13 19.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Susitna River at                   |                    |        |
| Denali Hwy       10.4  10.7  10.6 |  10.6  10.6    -   | 12 12.5|
| Gold Creek       10.3  10.3  10.4 |  10.3  10.4    -   | 12 14.0|
| Parks Highway     MSG   MSG   MSG |  19.6  20.2    -   | 22 24.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Copper River Basin                 |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Gakona River at                    |                    |        |
| Glenn Highway     4.7   4.7   4.9 |   4.9   5.0    -   |  6 10.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Gulkana River at                   |                    |        |
| Paxson Lake       2.8   2.7   2.7 |   2.7   2.9    -   |  -  4.0|
| Sourdough         6.7   6.4   6.4 |   6.3   6.3    -   | 10 11.0|
| Richardson Hwy    MSG   MSG   MSG |   6.0   6.0    -   |  9 10.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Little Nelchina at                 |                    |        |
| Glenn Hwy         MSG   MSG   MSG |   TRN    -     -   |  9 10.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Tazlina River at                   |                    |        |
| Richardson Hwy   27.7  26.9  27.0 |  26.8  26.9    -   | 28 31.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Klutina River at                   |                    |        |
| Copper Center    15.6  15.5  15.5 |  11.5  11.9    -   | 12 14.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Tonsina River at                   |                    |        |
| Richardson Hwy    9.3   9.2   9.5 |   9.6   9.9    -   | 12 12.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Kennicott River at                 |                    |        |
| McCarthy   1342.8  1342.2  1342.1 | 1342.1   MSG  -  |1347 1350|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Copper River at                    |                    |        |
| Chitina          16.8  16.3  16.2 |   RSG   RSG    -   |  -   - |
| O`Brien Creek     MSG   MSG   MSG |   RSG   RSG    -   |  -   - |
| Million Dollar 142.7 139.4  140.6 |   RSG   RSG    -   |  -   - |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Eyak Lake nr                       |                    |        |
| Cordova           1.9   1.9   2.5 |   RSG   RSG    -   |  4  4.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Eyak River at                      |                    |        |
| Copper River Hwy 21.5  21.7  22.2 |   RSG   RSG    -   | 22 24.5|
| Eyak River        MSG   2.8   4.3 |   RSG   RSG    -   |  5  7.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Southwest Alaska                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Kuskokwim River at                 |                    |        |
| McGrath          13.7  14.3  14.4 |  14.8  15.1    -   |  -   - |
| Crooked Creek     9.6   8.6   9.2 |   9.6  10.3    -   |  -   - |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Iliamna River nr                   |                    |        |
| Pedro Bay        58.6  60.0  61.3 |  61.3  60.2    -   | 70 72.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Nuyakuk River near                 |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Nushagak River at                  |                    |        |
| Ekwok             MSG   MSG   MSG |   RSG   RSG    -   |  - 16.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Bradley River Basin                |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Bradley River                      |                    |        |
| Upper            13.5  13.8  14.1 |  14.1  14.1    -   |  -   - |
| Middle Fork      10.1  10.1  10.1 |  10.4  10.2    -   |  -   - |
| Tidewater         5.3   5.3   5.3 |   6.3   5.6    -   |  -   - |
|                                   |                    |        |
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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 Aug 25.


$$
CVB



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