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

...RECREATIONAL RIVER STATEMENT FOR ALASKA...

---KENAI PENINSULA------------------------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  FRI  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        MON    TUE    WED    YDA | 08/22 | SAT    SUN |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM |
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
KENAI RIVER AT COOPER LANDING                |       |            |
 COOA2             12.2   11.8   11.5   11.2 |  11.0 | 10.6  10.2 |
 FLOWS IN CFS      9400   8500   7800   7100 |  6500 | 5900  5300 |
KENAI RIVER BLW SKILAK LAKE                  |       |            |
 SKLA2             13.9   13.7   13.4   13.1 |  12.8 | 12.4  11.9 |
ANCHOR RIVER AT THE HIGHWAY BRIDGE           |       |            |
 APTA2              0.9    0.7    0.8    0.6 |   0.7 |  0.7   0.7 |
NINILCHIK RIVER AT NINILCHICK                |       |            |
 NINA2              MSG    MSG    MSG    MSG |   MSG |  3.2   3.2 |
SIXMILE CREEK NR HOPE                        |       |            |
 SIXA2              9.6    9.5    9.4    9.4 |   9.3 |  9.2   9.2 |
 FLOWS IN CFS      1060    960    890    830 |   790 |  750   710 |
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---ANCHORAGE AND THE MATANUSKA AND SUSITNA VALLEYS----------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  FRI  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        MON    TUE    WED    YDA | 08/22 | SAT    SUN |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM |
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
SHIP CREEK NR ANCHORAGE                      |       |            |
 SHIA2              5.1    5.0    5.0    5.0 |   5.0 |  5.0   5.0 |
EAGLE RIVER AT GLENN HWY BRG                 |       |            |
 ERBA2              4.5    4.5    4.3    4.3 |   4.3 |  4.4   4.3 |
SUSITNA RIVER AT SUNSHINE                    |       |            |
 SUNA2              6.1    6.1    6.1    5.2 |   5.6 | 16.8  16.6 |
TALKEETNA RIVER AT TALKEETNA                 |       |            |
 TKTA2              7.8    8.1    8.0    7.8 |   7.6 |  7.7   7.6 |
WILLOW CREEK AT PARKS HWY                    |       |            |
 WILA2              6.2    6.2    6.2    6.2 |   6.2 |  6.2   6.1 |
WILLOW CREEK NR CANYON                       |       |            |
 WLWA2              2.1    2.1    2.1    2.1 |   2.2 |  2.1   2.0 |
 FLOWS IN CFS       310    330    300    330 |   350 |  320   280 |
LITTLE SU (NWS DAILY) AT HATCHER PASS BRG    |       |            |
 LSOA2              6.0    6.1    6.0    6.0 |   6.0 |  6.1   5.9 |
LITTLE SU (USGS HOURLY) BLW HP BRG           |       |            |
 LSUA2              3.3    3.3    3.2    3.2 |   3.2 |  3.2   3.1 |
 FLOWS IN CFS       290    300    280    270 |   270 |  270   240 |
MATANUSKA RIVER NR MATANUSKA GLACIER         |       |            |
 MAGA2              2.2    2.2    2.2    2.2 |   2.2 |   -     -  |
MATANUSKA RIVER AT PALMER                    |       |            |
 MATA2              7.2    7.4    7.5    7.4 |   7.5 |   -     -  |
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---COPPER RIVER BASIN---------------------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  FRI  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        MON    TUE    WED    YDA | 08/22 | SAT    SUN |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM |
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
GAKONA RIVER AT GAKONA                       |       |            |
 GAKA2              5.0    5.0    4.8    4.7 |   4.7 |  4.6   4.5 |
GULKANA RIVER AT SOURDOUGH                   |       |            |
 GRSA2              6.6    7.1    7.2    7.0 |   6.8 |  6.7   6.6 |
GULKANA RIVER AT GULKANA                     |       |            |
 GULA2              6.4    7.0    7.1    7.0 |   6.8 |  6.7   6.6 |
TONSINA RIVER AT HWY BRG                     |       |            |
 TONA2              MSG    9.4    MSG    MSG |   MSG |  9.1   9.0 |
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                                                                  |
---TANANA AND FORTYMILE RIVER BASINS------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  FRI  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        MON    TUE    WED    YDA | 08/22 | SAT    SUN |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM |
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
FORTYMILE RIVER                              |       |            |
 FMRA2             73.0   74.1   74.2   73.9 |  73.7 | 74.0  73.7 |
SALCHA RIVER AT HWY BRG                      |       |            |
 SALA2              8.3    8.5    9.1    9.2 |   9.0 |  8.8   8.5 |
CHENA RIVER AT TWO RIVERS                    |       |            |
 UCHA2             16.6   16.8   16.7   16.6 |  16.5 | 16.4  16.3 |
CHATANIKA RIVER AT STEESE HWY BRG            |       |            |
 CRSA2              9.4    9.6    9.4    9.3 |   9.2 |  9.1   9.0 |
CHATANIKA RIVER AT ELLIOTT HWY BRG           |       |            |
 CHAA2              7.8    8.2    7.9    7.8 |   7.7 |  7.6   7.4 |
NENANA RIVER AT HEALY                        |       |            |
 HNRA2             10.4   10.4   10.3   10.3 |  10.1 |  9.9   9.9 |
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                                                                  |
---SOUTHEAST ALASKA-----------------------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  FRI  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        MON    TUE    WED    YDA | 08/22 | SAT    SUN |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM |
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
MENDENHALL LAKE                              |       |            |
 MNDA2              0.6    0.5    0.5    0.5 |   0.6 |  5.1   4.9 |
 FLOWS IN CFS      7200   6100   3600   3200 |  3100 | 2700  2400 |
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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


OBSERVED STAGES ARE THE CLOSEST AVAILABLE OBSERVATION TO 10 AM
FOR EACH DAY. FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT
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THE NEXT RECREATION FORECAST IS SCHEDULED FOR 5 PM SAT AUG 23.


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