River Summary
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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RIVER SUMMARY AND FORECAST FOR THE TANANA RIVER BASIN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
100 PM AKDT Thu Aug 27 2015

Sites expected to be near or above flood stage: THE CHENA IS FORECAST TO EXCEED
MINOR FLOOD STAGE.  OTHER SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS IN THE FAIRBANKS UPLANDS
WILL BE RUNNING HIGH.


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|              10AM OBSERVED STAGES |10AM FORECAST STAGES| B-F FLD|
|Location        Lst Wk  Wed   Thu  |  Fri   Sat    Sun | Stg  Stg|
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|Salcha River at                    |                    |        |
| Rich Hwy Brg      9.1   9.4  10.0 | 12.6   12.2    -   | 13 15.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Little Chena River at              |                    |        |
| Mile 12 Bridge   14.7  15.0  20.1 | 21.7   18.6    -   | 21 25.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Chena River at                     |                    |        |
| Mile 40 Bridge   16.9  17.0  18.9 | 19.3   18.0    -   | 20 22.0|
| Hunts Creek      12.7  13.0  14.5 | 16.7   15.2  13.8  |  - 17.2|
| Chena Lakes      18.4  19.2  20.6 | 23.9   24.7  22.4  | 24 24.5|
| Fairbanks         2.8   3.9   4.6 |  6.6    8.3   7.2  | 11 12.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Chatanika River at                 |                    |        |
| Steese Hwy Brg    8.5   8.7  10.3 | 10.5    9.9    -   | 12 12.0|
| Elliott Hwy Brg   6.8   6.9   8.5 |  8.9    8.3    -   | 11 13.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Chisana River at                   |                    |        |
| Northway Rd Brg   MSG   MSG   MSG |  8.3    8.3    -   | 10 12.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Nabesna River                      |                    |        |
| nr Northway       MSG   MSG   MSG |  RSG    RSG    -   |  -  -  |
| at Northway       MSG   MSG   MSG | 19.6   20.4    -   | 25 26.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Phelan Creek near                  |                    |        |
| Base Gulkana Gl   8.2   8.5   9.2 |  FLG     -     -   |  -  -  |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Goodpaster River                   |                    |        |
| nr Big Delta     15.7  15.7  16.8 | 17.5   16.5    -   | 19  20 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Tanana River at                    |                    |        |
| Tetlin           33.9  32.7  32.6 |  RSG    RSG    -   |  -  -  |
| Tanacross         MSG  11.9  11.8 |  RSG    RSG    -   | 16 16.8|
| Big Delta        17.4  16.6  17.1 | 18.2   18.0    -   | 22 23.0|
| Fairbanks        20.3  20.3  20.3 | 21.2   21.9    -   | 24 24.5|
| Dock at Nenana    7.6   7.8   8.1 |  8.9   10.0   9.9  | 11 12.5|
| Manley Brg        7.4   7.9   8.1 |  9.1    9.3   9.1  | 12 13.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Nenana River at                    |                    |        |
| Usibelli Rd Brg  10.0  10.0  11.0 | 11.4     -     -   | 14 16.0|
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|                                                                 |
|Chena and Little Chena Rivers                                    |
|Flow Forecast (cfs)                                              |
|Location             Today     Fri     Sat     Sun               |
|                      10AM    10AM    10AM    10AM               |
| Little Chena River at                                           |
|  Mile 12 Brg         1480    1770    1240     -                 |
|                                                                 |
| Chena River at                                                  |
|  Mile 40 Bridge      5400    6300    4000     -                 |
|  Hunts Creek         5900   10000    7000    4600               |
|  Chena Lakes         4200    6900    7600    5600               |
|  Fairbanks           4400    6600    8700    7400               |
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Note: River stages are in feet.
RSG: Rising tendency   FLG: Falling Tendency    STDY: Little Change
P: Project Controlled  B-F Stg--Bankfull Stage  E: Estimated
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 1 PM Fri Aug 28.

$$
CVB


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