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
2 PM AKDT Fri Jul 29 2016

Sites expected to be near or above flood stage: A flood watch has
been issued for the Chena, Little Chena and Chatanika Rivers along
with other small streams in the Middle Tanana Valley.  One to two
inches of rain is expected today through tomorrow.


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|              10AM OBSERVED STAGES |10AM FORECAST STAGES| B-F FLD|
|Location        Lst Wk  Thu   Fri  |  Sat   Sun    Mon | Stg  Stg|
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|Salcha River at                    |                    |        |
| Rich Hwy Brg     13.4  10.1   9.8 | 10.1   11.8    -   | 13 15.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Little Chena River at              |                    |        |
| Mile 12 Bridge   21.3  16.7  16.5 | 17.9   22.0    -   | 21 25.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Chena River at                     |                    |        |
| Mile 40 Bridge   20.6  17.7  17.6 | 18.3   19.4    -   | 20 22.0|
| Hunts Creek      17.2  14.0  13.8 | 14.0   15.9  16.2  |  - 17.2|
| Chena Lakes      24.9  25.1  23.4 | 22.7   23.2  24.5  | 24 24.5|
| Fairbanks         8.7   8.7   8.6 |  7.7    7.6   8.7  | 11 12.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Chatanika River at                 |                    |        |
| Steese Hwy Brg    9.8   9.0   9.0 | 10.5   10.1    -   | 12 12.0|
| Elliott Hwy Brg   8.9   7.8   7.8 |  9.1    9.4    -   | 11 13.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Chisana River at                   |                    |        |
| Northway Rd Brg  11.1  10.8  10.6 | 10.4   10.3    -   | 10 12.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Nabesna River                      |                    |        |
| nr Northway      23.6  23.5  23.4 |  FLG    FLG    -   |  -  -  |
| at Northway       MSG   MSG   MSG | 22.0   21.8    -   | 25 26.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Phelan Creek near                  |                    |        |
| Base Gulkana Gl   8.6   9.3   9.9 |  RSG     -     -   |  -  -  |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Goodpaster River                   |                    |        |
| nr Big Delta     17.7  16.1  15.9 | 16.0   16.3    -   | 19  20 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Tanana River                       |                    |        |
| Tetlin           36.4  36.3  36.0 | 35.9   35.8    -   |  -  -  |
| Tanacross         MSG   MSG  14.9 | 14.6   14.5    -   | 16 16.8|
| Big Delta        20.7  20.3  20.2 | 20.0   19.9    -   | 22 23.0|
| Fairbanks        23.8  23.2  23.1 | 23.0   23.1    -   | 24 24.5|
| Dock at Nenana   11.7  11.4  11.2 | 11.1   11.1  11.2  | 11 12.5|
| Manley Brg       11.8  12.5  12.1 | 12.0   12.7  13.2  | 12 13.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Nenana River at                    |                    |        |
| Usibelli Rd Brg  11.4  10.8  11.4 | 11.9     -     -   | 14 16.0|
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|                                                                 |
|Chena and Little Chena Rivers                                    |
|Flow Forecast (cfs)                                              |
|Location             Today     Sat     Sun     Mon               |
|                      10AM    10AM    10AM    10AM               |
| Little Chena River at                                           |
|  Mile 12 Brg          900    1120    1860     -                 |
|                                                                 |
| Chena River at                                                  |
|  Mile 40 Bridge      3500    4600    6500     -                 |
|  Hunts Creek         4700    5100    8400    9000               |
|  Chena Lakes         6100    5400    5900    7200               |
|  Fairbanks           8900    7800    7600    9100               |
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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 Sat Jul 30.

$$
bcj



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