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RECREATIONAL RIVER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
ALASKA-PACIFIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER
500 PM AKDT WED OCT 22 2014

...RECREATIONAL RIVER STATEMENT FOR ALASKA...

---KENAI PENINSULA------------------------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  WED  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        SAT    SUN    MON    YDA | 10/22 | THU    FRI |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM |
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
KENAI RIVER AT COOPER LANDING                |       |            |
 COOA2              7.8    7.7    7.7    7.6 |   7.5 |  7.4   7.3 |
 FLOWS IN CFS      1900   1800   1800   1700 |  1600 | 1600  1500 |
KENAI RIVER BLW SKILAK LAKE                  |       |            |
 SKLA2              7.8    7.8    7.7    7.7 |   7.6 |  7.6   7.6 |
ANCHOR RIVER AT THE HIGHWAY BRIDGE           |       |            |
 APTA2              1.2    1.1    1.0    1.0 |   0.9 |  0.8   0.8 |
NINILCHIK RIVER AT NINILCHICK                |       |            |
 NINA2              MSG    MSG    MSG    MSG |   MSG |  3.2   3.2 |
SIXMILE CREEK NR HOPE                        |       |            |
 SIXA2              8.9    8.9    8.9    8.8 |   8.8 |  8.7   8.7 |
 FLOWS IN CFS       490    460    480    460 |   410 |  380   370 |
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---ANCHORAGE AND THE MATANUSKA AND SUSITNA VALLEYS----------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  WED  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        SAT    SUN    MON    YDA | 10/22 | THU    FRI |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM |
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
SHIP CREEK NR ANCHORAGE                      |       |            |
 SHIA2              5.1    5.0    5.1    5.1 |   5.0 |  5.0   5.0 |
EAGLE RIVER AT GLENN HWY BRG                 |       |            |
 ERBA2              3.0    3.0    3.0    3.1 |   3.0 |  3.1   3.0 |
SUSITNA RIVER AT SUNSHINE                    |       |            |
 SUNA2              2.2    2.1   12.9   12.8 |  12.8 | 12.7  12.6 |
TALKEETNA RIVER AT TALKEETNA                 |       |            |
 TKTA2              5.0    4.9    4.8    4.8 |   4.7 |  4.6   4.5 |
WILLOW CREEK AT PARKS HWY                    |       |            |
 WILA2              6.0    5.9    6.0    5.9 |   5.7 |  5.6   5.4 |
WILLOW CREEK NR CANYON                       |       |            |
 WLWA2              MSG    MSG    MSG    MSG |   MSG |  MSG   MSG |
 FLOWS IN CFS     -10000  -10000  -10000  -10000 | -10000 |-10000
-10000 |
LITTLE SU (NWS DAILY) AT HATCHER PASS BRG    |       |            |
 LSOA2              5.7    5.7    5.7    5.6 |   5.6 |  5.5   5.4 |
LITTLE SU (USGS HOURLY) BLW HP BRG           |       |            |
 LSUA2              2.6    2.5    2.5    2.4 |   2.3 |  2.3   2.2 |
 FLOWS IN CFS       160    140    150    130 |   120 |  110   110 |
MATANUSKA RIVER NR MATANUSKA GLACIER         |       |            |
 MAGA2              1.4    1.4    1.4    1.4 |   1.4 |   -     -  |
MATANUSKA RIVER AT PALMER                    |       |            |
 MATA2              5.2    5.2    5.2    5.1 |   5.1 |   -     -  |
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                                                                  |
---COPPER RIVER BASIN---------------------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  WED  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        SAT    SUN    MON    YDA | 10/22 | THU    FRI |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM |
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
GAKONA RIVER AT GAKONA                       |       |            |
 GAKA2              3.0    2.9    2.9    2.9 |   2.9 |  2.9   2.9 |
GULKANA RIVER AT SOURDOUGH                   |       |            |
 GRSA2              6.0    6.2    6.4    6.1 |   6.1 |  6.5   6.4 |
GULKANA RIVER AT GULKANA                     |       |            |
 GULA2              5.9    5.8    5.8    5.8 |   5.9 |  6.0   5.9 |
TONSINA RIVER AT HWY BRG                     |       |            |
 TONA2              MSG    MSG    MSG    MSG |   MSG |  7.5   7.5 |
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                                                                  |
---SOUTHEAST ALASKA-----------------------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  WED  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        SAT    SUN    MON    YDA | 10/22 | THU    FRI |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM |
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
MENDENHALL LAKE                              |       |            |
 MNDA2              3.4    3.5    4.2    4.3 |   3.8 |  3.6   3.4 |
 FLOWS IN CFS       900   1000   1500   1800 |  1300 | 1100   900 |
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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 THU OCT 23.


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