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 May 27 2015

Sites expected to be near or above flood stage: NONE


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|              10AM OBSERVED STAGES |10AM FORECAST STAGES| B-F FLD|
|Location        Lst Wk - Yda -Today|  Thu   Fri    Sat  | Stg Stg|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|Anchorage Area                     |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Campbell Creek at                  |                    |        |
| S Fork in Canyon -1.3   2.5   2.4 |   2.4   2.4    -   |  4   4 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Chester Creek at                   |                    |        |
| Arctic Blvd       2.1   2.1   2.3 |   2.2   2.2    -   |  4   4 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Ship Creek above                   |                    |        |
| Glenn Hwy         5.3   5.5   5.4 |   5.4   5.5    -   |  6   6 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Eagle River at                     |                    |        |
| Glenn Hwy Brdg    3.2   4.3   4.1 |   4.1   4.2    -   |  6   6 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Glacier Creek above                |                    |        |
| Alyeska Road     25.5  25.5  25.6 |   RSG    -     -   | 28  30 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Twentymile River near              |                    |        |
| Seward Hwy        MSG   MSG   MSG |  18.2  18.3    -   | 24  26 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Kenai Peninsula                    |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Sixmile Creek nr                   |                    |        |
| Hope Canyon      10.1  10.4  10.3 |  10.3  10.6    -   | 13  14 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Exit Glacier Stream near           |                    |        |
| Visitors Center   MSG   MSG   MSG |   RSG    -     -   |  -  -  |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Resurrection River at              |                    |        |
| Exit Glacier Rd  10.8  11.6  11.3 |  11.9  13.1    -   | 17  18 |
| Seward Hwy        MSG   MSG   MSG |   RSG   RSG    -   |  -  -  |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Grouse Creek above                 |                    |        |
| Seward Hwy        5.1   5.1   5.1 |  STDY    -     -   |  -  -  |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Salmon Creek at                    |                    |        |
| Salmon Crk Road   9.7  10.3  10.1 |  STDY    -     -   |  -  -  |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Snow River above                   |                    |        |
| Kenai Lake        7.6   8.1   8.0 |   8.0   8.1    -   | 12  16 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Trail River nr                     |                    |        |
| Lawing            5.0   5.7   5.7 |   5.6   5.8    -   |  9  10 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Kenai River at                     |                    |        |
| Cooper Landing    8.5   9.1   9.2 |   9.2   9.2   9.4  | 12  13 |
| Skilak Lake       7.5   8.0   8.1 |   8.2   8.2   8.3  | 13  13 |
| Kenai Keys        4.9   6.0   6.0 |   6.1   6.3   6.5  | 11  11 |
| Below Killey      MSG   MSG   MSG |   7.5   7.7   7.8  | 12  13 |
| Soldotna          6.6   7.1   7.1 |   7.2   7.2   7.3  | 12  12 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Ninilchik River at                 |                    |        |
| Ninilchik         MSG   MSG   MSG |    -     -     -   | 10  10 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Anchor River at                    |                    |        |
| South Fk nr Hwy   0.9   1.1   1.1 |   1.0   1.0    -   |  8   8 |
| Anchor Point      MSG   MSG   MSG |   9.8   9.8    -   | 14  16 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Matanuska and Susitna Valley       |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Matanuska River at                 |                    |        |
| Mat Glacier       1.5   1.8   1.8 |   RSG    -     -   |  -  -  |
| Palmer            6.5   7.4   7.3 |   7.4   7.6    -   |  9  10 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Little Susitna River               |                    |        |
| at Hat Pass brg   6.2   6.6   6.5 |   6.4   6.6    -   |  9  10 |
| blw Hat Pass brg  3.3   3.7   3.6 |   3.6   3.7    -   |  6   6 |
| at Parks Highway  5.1   5.7   5.5 |   5.4   5.6    -   |  9  11 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Willow Creek                       |                    |        |
| nr canyon         2.4   2.8   2.6 |   2.6   2.7    -   |  5   6 |
| at Parks Highway  6.5   7.2   6.9 |   6.7   6.9    -   | 10  10 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Montana Creek                      |                    |        |
| at Parks Highway  5.5   5.7   5.5 |   5.4   5.4    -   |  7   7 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Talkeetna River                    |                    |        |
| blw Clear Creek   5.8   6.3   5.9 |   5.8   6.3    -   | 10  12 |
| at railroad brg   7.6   8.3   7.8 |   7.7   8.1    -   | 10  12 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Moose Creek at                     |                    |        |
| Oil Well Road    11.1  10.9  10.9 |  STDY    -     -   | 13  16 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Kroto Creek at                     |                    |        |
| Oil Well Road    10.5  10.5  10.5 |  STDY    -     -   | 16  18 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Skwentna River at                  |                    |        |
| Skwentna          MSG   MSG  37.3 |  37.3  37.7    -   | 41  42 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Lake Creek at                      |                    |        |
| Chelatna Lake     1.8   2.2   MSG |  STDY    -     -   |  3   3 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Yentna River at                    |                    |        |
| Lake Creek        MSG   MSG   MSG |  15.1  15.3    -   | 20  20 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Maclaren River at                  |                    |        |
| Denali Hwy        3.7   4.5   4.2 |   4.3   4.4    -   |  6   6 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Chulitna River nr                  |                    |        |
| Talkeetna         MSG   MSG   MSG |   4.2   4.4    -   | 13  19 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Susitna River at                   |                    |        |
| Denali Hwy        9.5  10.0   9.9 |   9.9  10.1    -   | 12  12 |
| Gold Creek        9.6   9.9   9.8 |   9.6   9.7    -   | 12  14 |
| Parks Highway    16.5  17.3  17.0 |  16.8  16.8    -   | 22  24 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Copper River Basin                 |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Gakona River at                    |                    |        |
| Glenn Highway     4.4   4.3   4.2 |   4.1   4.2    -   |  6  10 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Gulkana River at                   |                    |        |
| Paxson Lake       4.1   4.0   4.0 |   3.9   3.8    -   |  -   4 |
| Sourdough         7.9   7.1   7.0 |   7.0   6.9    -   | 10  11 |
| Richardson Hwy    7.4   6.9   6.7 |   6.7   6.6    -   |  9  10 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Little Nelchina at                 |                    |        |
| Glenn Hwy         MSG   MSG   MSG |  STDY    -     -   |  9  10 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Tazlina River at                   |                    |        |
| Richardson Hwy   21.6  21.9   MSG |  21.9   MSG    -   | 28 31.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Klutina River at                   |                    |        |
| Copper Center     9.2   9.8   9.8 |   9.9  10.0    -   | 12 14.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Tonsina River at                   |                    |        |
| Richardson Hwy    MSG   MSG   MSG |   9.6   9.8    -   | 12 12.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Kennicott River at                 |                    |        |
| McCarthy         19.0  19.9  20.2 |  20.5  20.6    -   | 25 28.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Copper River at                    |                    |        |
| Chitina           MSG   MSG   MSG |   RSG   RSG    -   |  -  -  |
| O`Brien Creek     MSG   MSG   MSG |   RSG   RSG    -   |  -  -  |
| Million Dollar Br32.5  36.6  36.6 |  STDY   FLG    -   |  -  -  |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Eyak Lake nr                       |                    |        |
| Cordova           MSG   0.5   0.4 |   FLG   FLG    -   |  4   4 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Eyak River at                      |                    |        |
| Copper River Hwy  MSG   MSG   MSG |   FLG   FLG    -   | 22 24.5|
| Eyak River        MSG   MSG   MSG |   FLG   FLG    -   |  5   7 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Southwest Alaska                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Kuskokwim River at                 |                    |        |
| McGrath           8.4   7.5   7.9 |   RSG    -     -   |  -  -  |
| Lisky`s Crossing 25.0  24.4   MSG |   FLG  STDY    -   |  -  -  |
| Crooked Creek     6.3   7.3   7.2 |   FLG  STDY    -   |  -  -  |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Iliamna River nr                   |                    |        |
| Pedro Bay        59.9  60.3  59.9 |  59.6  59.6    -   | 70  72 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Nuyakuk River near                 |                    |        |
| Dillingham        8.2  11.1  11.2 |  STDY  STDY    -   |  -  12 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Nushagak River at                  |                    |        |
| Ekwok             MSG   MSG   MSG |  STDY   FLG    -   |  -  16 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Bradley River Basin                |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Bradley River                      |                    |        |
| Upper            14.3  12.4  12.4 |  12.1  12.1    -   |  -  -  |
| Middle Fork       9.6   9.8   9.7 |  10.2  10.1    -   |  -  -  |
| Tidewater         5.4   5.4   5.3 |   5.4   5.4    -   |  -  -  |
|                                   |                    |        |
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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 May 28.


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