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 Thu Sep 03 2015

Sites expected to be near or above flood stage: FLOOD ADVISORY
ISSUED FOR KENAI LAKE AND UPPER KENAI RIVER AREA DUE TO SNOW
RIVER GLACIAL DAMMED LAKE RELEASE...


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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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|Anchorage Area                     |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Campbell Creek at                  |                    |        |
| S Fork in Canyon  2.1   2.1   2.1 |   2.4   2.5    -   |  4  4.3|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Chester Creek at                   |                    |        |
| Arctic Blvd       2.2   2.0   2.1 |   2.3   2.1    -   |  4  4.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Ship Creek above                   |                    |        |
| Glenn Hwy         4.9   4.8   4.8 |   4.9   5.1    -   |  6  6.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Eagle River at                     |                    |        |
| Glenn Hwy Brdg    4.8   3.3   3.5 |   3.5   3.8    -   |  6  6.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Glacier Creek above                |                    |        |
| Alyeska Road     25.4  25.0  25.0 |  STDY    -     -   | 28 29.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Twentymile River near              |                    |        |
| Seward Hwy        MSG   MSG   MSG |  16.7  17.3    -   | 24 26.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Kenai Peninsula                    |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Sixmile Creek nr                   |                    |        |
| Hope Canyon       8.9   8.6   8.6 |   8.6   8.8    -   | 13 14.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Exit Glacier Stream near           |                    |        |
| Visitors Center  14.4  13.2   MSG |   RSG    -     -   |  -  -  |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Resurrection River at              |                    |        |
| Exit Glacier Rd  12.7  11.3  11.8 |  13.2  13.6    -   | 17 17.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Grouse Creek above                 |                    |        |
| Seward Hwy        4.5   4.4   4.4 |  STDY    -     -   |  6  8.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Salmon Creek at                    |                    |        |
| Salmon Crk Road   9.3   9.2   9.2 |  STDY    -     -   |  -  -  |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Snow River above                   |                    |        |
| Kenai Lake        8.7  13.3  13.8 |   9.2   8.7    -   | 12 16.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Trail River nr                     |                    |        |
| Lawing            MSG   4.2   4.1 |   4.2   4.8    -   |  9 10.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Kenai River at                     |                    |        |
| Cooper Landing    9.6  11.3  12.9 |  13.2  12.2  11.8  | 12 13.0|
| Skilak Lake      10.1   9.9  10.1 |  11.0  10.9  11.0  | 13 13.0|
| Kenai Keys        7.7   7.2   7.4 |   7.8   8.2   8.4  | 11 11.0|
| Below Killey      MSG   MSG   MSG |  10.1  10.5  10.6  | 12 13.2|
| Soldotna          8.6   8.3   8.4 |   8.9   9.2   9.2  | 12 12.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Ninilchik River at                 |                    |        |
| Ninilchik         MSG   MSG   MSG |  MSG   MSG     -   | 10  9.6|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Anchor River at                    |                    |        |
| South Fk nr Hwy   0.5   0.5   0.5 |   0.4   0.6    -   |  8  8.0|
| Anchor Point     10.1  10.1  10.2 |  10.1  10.1    -   | 14 15.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Matanuska and Susitna Valley       |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Matanuska River at                 |                    |        |
| Mat Glacier       1.9   1.3   1.3 |  STDY    -     -   |  -   - |
| Palmer            7.5   6.6   6.5 |   6.6   6.8    -   |  9  9.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Little Susitna River               |                    |        |
| at Hat Pass brg   6.0   5.8   5.8 |   5.8   5.8    -   |  9 10.0|
| blw Hat Pass brg  3.3   2.9   2.8 |   2.8   2.8    -   |  6  6.5|
| at Parks Highway  4.9   4.5   4.5 |   4.4   4.4    -   |  9 11.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Willow Creek                       |                    |        |
| nr canyon         2.0   1.8   1.8 |   1.8   1.8    -   |  5  5.9|
| at Parks Highway  6.1   5.8   5.7 |   5.7   5.6    -   | 10 10.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Montana Creek                      |                    |        |
| at Parks Highway  5.0   4.7   4.7 |   4.7   4.7    -   |  7  7.3|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Talkeetna River                    |                    |        |
| blw Clear Creek   5.7   4.4   4.3 |   4.3   4.3    -   | 10 12.5|
| At railroad brg   7.5   MSG   5.7 |   5.6   5.9    -   | 10 12.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Moose Creek at                     |                    |        |
| Oil Well Road    10.8  10.6  10.4 |   RSG    -     -   | 13 16.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Kroto Creek at                     |                    |        |
| Oil Well Road    11.4  10.1  10.1 |   RSG    -     -   | 16 18.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Skwentna River at                  |                    |        |
| Skwentna         35.6  34.0  33.9 |  34.0  34.6    -   | 41 42.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Lake Creek at                      |                    |        |
| Chelatna Lake     1.9   MSG   MSG |  STDY    -     -   |  3  3.3|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Yentna River at                    |                    |        |
| Lake Creek       16.2   MSG   MSG |  12.4  12.6    -   | 20 20.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Maclaren River at                  |                    |        |
| Denali Hwy        4.6   2.6   2.8 |   2.7   2.7    -   |  6  6.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Chulitna River nr                  |                    |        |
| Talkeetna         MSG   MSG   MSG |   3.6   3.5    -   | 13 19.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Susitna River at                   |                    |        |
| Denali Hwy        MSG   MSG   MSG |   9.1   9.1    -   | 12 12.5|
| Gold Creek        9.0   7.9   7.7 |   7.7   7.5    -   | 12 14.0|
| Parks Highway    16.2  14.5  14.3 |  14.5  14.3    -   | 22 24.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Copper River Basin                 |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Gakona River at                    |                    |        |
| Glenn Highway     4.9   3.6   3.7 |   3.6   3.5    -   |  6 10.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Gulkana River at                   |                    |        |
| Paxson Lake       2.7   2.6   2.6 |   2.5   2.5    -   |  -  4.0|
| Sourdough         6.4   6.3   6.3 |   6.2   6.2    -   | 10 11.0|
| Richardson Hwy    MSG   6.2   6.0 |   6.0   5.9    -   |  9 10.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Little Nelchina at                 |                    |        |
| Glenn Hwy         MSG   MSG   MSG |   MSG    -     -   |  9 10.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Tazlina River at                   |                    |        |
| Richardson Hwy   27.0  24.7  25.1 |  24.8  24.5    -   | 28 31.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Klutina River at                   |                    |        |
| Copper Center    10.2   9.8   9.8 |   9.7   9.7    -   | 12 14.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Tonsina River at                   |                    |        |
| Richardson Hwy    MSG   MSG   MSG |   8.5   8.5    -   | 12 12.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Kennicott River at                 |                    |        |
| McCarthy         19.8  18.8  18.7 |  18.7  18.6    -   | 25 28.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Copper River at                    |                    |        |
| Chitina          15.2  13.9  13.7 |   FLG   FLG    -   |  -   - |
| O`Brien Creek     MSG   MSG   MSG |   FLG   FLG    -   |  -   - |
| Million Dollar Br37.9  32.5  31.8 |   FLG   FLG    -   |  -   - |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Eyak Lake nr                       |                    |        |
| Cordova           MSG   0.1   0.1 |  STDY  STDY    -   |  4  4.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Eyak River at                      |                    |        |
| Copper River Hwy  MSG   MSG   MSG |  STDY  STDY    -   | 22 24.5|
| Eyak River        MSG   MSG   MSG |  STDY  STDY    -   |  5  7.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Southwest Alaska                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Kuskokwim River at                 |                    |        |
| McGrath          11.1  12.2  11.9 |   FLG    -     -   | 21 21.0|
| Lisky`s Crossing 26.9  29.5  29.1 |   FLG   FLG    -   |  -  -  |
| Crooked Creek     4.9   7.0   6.6 |   FLG   FLG    -   | 15 19.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Iliamna River nr                   |                    |        |
| Pedro Bay        57.0  56.2  56.1 |  57.1  56.6    -   | 70 72.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Nuyakuk River near                 |                    |        |
| Dillingham        4.9   4.4   4.4 |   FLG   FLG    -   |  - 12.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Nushagak River at                  |                    |        |
| Ekwok             MSG   MSG   MSG |   FLG   FLG    -   |  - 16.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Bradley River Basin                |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Bradley River                      |                    |        |
| Upper            13.2  12.4  12.8 |  12.8  12.8    -   |  -   - |
| Middle Fork      10.0   9.8   9.9 |  10.1  10.1    -   |  -   - |
| Tidewater         5.3   5.3   5.3 |   5.5   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 Fri Sep 04.


$$
EHM


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