River Summary
Issued by NWS Anchorage, AK

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SRAK48 PAFC 100031
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AKZ101-111-121-125-135-141-145-151-161--


RIVER SUMMARY AND FORECAST FOR SOUTHCENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
400 PM AKDT WED JUL 09 2014

SITES EXPECTED TO BE NEAR OR ABOVE FLOOD STAGE: THE MATANUSKA
RIVER NEAR PALMER IS FLUCTUATING JUST BELOW FLOOD STAGE. INCREASED
RISK FOR EROSION OCCURS AT THIS LEVEL.


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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  2.8   2.7   2.6 |   2.6   2.8    -   |  4   4 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|CHESTER CREEK AT                   |                    |        |
| ARCTIC BLVD       2.4   2.3   2.3 |   2.6   2.5    -   |  4   4 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|SHIP CREEK ABOVE                   |                    |        |
| GLENN HWY         5.5   5.5   5.4 |   5.4   5.5    -   |  6   6 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|EAGLE RIVER AT                     |                    |        |
| GLENN HWY BRDG    4.2   4.7   4.6 |   4.6   4.5    -   |  6   6 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|GLACIER CREEK ABOVE                |                    |        |
| ALYESKA ROAD     25.8  25.9  26.0 |   RSG    -     -   | 28  30 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|TWENTYMILE RIVER NEAR              |                    |        |
| SEWARD HWY                        |  18.6  21.2    -   | 24  26 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|KENAI PENINSULA                    |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|SIXMILE CREEK NR                   |                    |        |
| HOPE CANYON      10.0   9.9   9.8 |   9.8  10.3    -   | 13  14 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|EXIT GLACIER STREAM NEAR           |                    |        |
| VISITORS CENTER  14.4  14.9  14.5 |   RSG    -     -   |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|RESURRECTION RIVER AT              |                    |        |
| EXIT GLACIER RD  12.8  13.6  13.2 |  13.5  14.6    -   | 17  18 |
| SEWARD HWY                        |   RSG   RSG    -   | 11  12 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|GROUSE CREEK ABOVE                 |                    |        |
| SEWARD HWY        4.7   4.6   4.6 |   RSG    -     -   |  6   8 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|SALMON CREEK AT                    |                    |        |
| SALMON CRK ROAD   9.9  10.0   9.9 |   RSG    -     -   |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|SNOW RIVER ABOVE                   |                    |        |
| KENAI LAKE        8.4   8.9   8.8 |   8.7   9.8    -   | 12  16 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|TRAIL RIVER NR                     |                    |        |
| LAWING            5.9   6.6       |   6.4   7.0    -   |  9  10 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|KENAI RIVER AT                     |                    |        |
| COOPER LANDING   10.0  10.4  10.5 |  10.4  10.7  11.5  | 12  13 |
| SKILAK LAKE      10.3  10.7  10.8 |  10.8  10.8  11.0  | 13  13 |
| KENAI KEYS        8.3   8.8   8.7 |   8.7   8.8   9.2  | 11  11 |
| BELOW KILLEY                      |  10.3  10.4  10.8  | 12  13 |
| SOLDOTNA          8.8   9.1   9.1 |   9.1   9.1   9.4  | 12  12 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|NINILCHIK RIVER AT                 |                    |        |
| NINILCHIK                         |   3.2   3.6    -   | 10  10 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|ANCHOR RIVER AT                    |                    |        |
| SOUTH FK NR HWY   0.8   0.7   0.7 |   1.1   1.9    -   |  8   8 |
| ANCHOR POINT                      |   9.7  11.5    -   | 14  16 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|MATANUSKA AND SUSITNA VALLEY       |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|MATANUSKA RIVER AT                 |                    |        |
| MAT GLACIER       3.7   4.3   4.1 |   FLG    -     -   |  8   8 |
| PALMER            8.0   9.0   9.3 |   9.2   9.2    -   |  9  10 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|LITTLE SUSITNA RIVER               |                    |        |
| AT HAT PASS BRG   6.9   7.1   6.8 |   6.5   6.6    -   |  9  10 |
| BLW HAT PASS BRG  4.0   4.1   4.0 |   3.9   3.9    -   |  6   6 |
| AT PARKS HIGHWAY  6.4   6.5   6.2 |   6.0   6.0    -   |  9  11 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|WILLOW CREEK                       |                    |        |
| NR CANYON         2.9   2.8   2.7 |   2.6   2.7    -   |  5   6 |
| AT PARKS HIGHWAY  7.5   7.6   7.2 |   7.3   7.3    -   | 10  10 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|MONTANA CREEK                      |                    |        |
| AT PARKS HIGHWAY  5.6   5.3       |   5.2   5.2    -   |  7   7 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|TALKEETNA RIVER                    |                    |        |
| BLW CLEAR CREEK   7.3   7.7   7.3 |   6.8   6.9    -   | 10  12 |
| AT RAILROAD BRG   9.9  10.5       |   9.7   9.6    -   | 10  12 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|MOOSE CREEK AT                     |                    |        |
| OIL WELL ROAD    10.2  10.9       |  STDY    -     -   | 13  16 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|KROTO CREEK AT                     |                    |        |
| OIL WELL ROAD    10.7  10.6       |  STDY    -     -   | 16  18 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|SKWENTNA RIVER AT                  |                    |        |
| SKWENTNA         39.1  39.5  39.3 |  38.8  38.5    -   | 41  42 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|LAKE CREEK AT                      |                    |        |
| CHELATNA LAKE     2.7   2.8   2.7 |  STDY    -     -   |  3   3 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|YENTNA RIVER AT                    |                    |        |
| LAKE CREEK       18.1        18.5 |  18.0  17.5    -   | 20  20 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|MACLAREN RIVER AT                  |                    |        |
| DENALI HWY        4.7   4.7   4.7 |   4.4   4.3    -   |  6   6 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|CHULITNA RIVER NR                  |                    |        |
| TALKEETNA         9.2  12.0  11.1 |  10.2   9.6    -   | 13  19 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|SUSITNA RIVER AT                   |                    |        |
| DENALI HWY       10.9  11.1  11.0 |  10.7  10.5    -   | 12  12 |
| GOLD CREEK       12.2  12.2  11.8 |  11.4  11.0    -   | 12  14 |
| PARKS HIGHWAY    19.4  20.5  20.0 |  19.5  18.9    -   | 22  24 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|COPPER RIVER BASIN                 |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|GAKONA RIVER AT                    |                    |        |
| GLENN HIGHWAY     5.3   5.5   5.4 |   5.4   5.3    -   |  6  10 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|GULKANA RIVER AT                   |                    |        |
| PAXSON LAKE       3.5   3.3   3.3 |   3.2   3.2    -   |      4 |
| SOURDOUGH         9.1   7.8   7.7 |   7.6   7.5    -   | 10  11 |
| RICHARDSON HWY    8.2   7.5   7.4 |   7.4   7.3    -   |  9  10 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|LITTLE NELCHINA AT                 |                    |        |
| GLENN HWY         8.7   7.8   7.5 |   FLG    -     -   |  9  10 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|TAZLINA RIVER AT                   |                    |        |
| RICHARDSON HWY                    |  24.5  24.6    -   | 28 31.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|KLUTINA RIVER AT                   |                    |        |
| COPPER CENTER                     |  11.4  11.4    -   | 12 14.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|TONSINA RIVER AT                   |                    |        |
| RICHARDSON HWY    9.8  10.6       |  10.3  10.3    -   | 12 12.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|KENNICOTT RIVER AT                 |                    |        |
| MCCARTHY         20.2  21.3  21.2 |  21.2  21.3    -   | 25 28.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|COPPER RIVER AT                    |                    |        |
| CHITINA                           |  STDY  STDY    -   |        |
| O`BRIEN CREEK                     |  STDY  STDY    -   |        |
| MILLIONDOLLAR BR 39.9  42.9  42.7 |   FLG   FLG    -   |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|EYAK LAKE NR                       |                    |        |
| CORDOVA           0.5   0.4   0.4 |   RSG   RSG    -   |  4   4 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|EYAK RIVER AT                      |                    |        |
| COPPER RIVER HWY 17.2  17.2  17.1 |   RSG   RSG    -   | 22 24.5|
| EYAK RIVER                        |   RSG   RSG    -   |  5   7 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|SOUTHWEST ALASKA                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|KUSKOKWIM RIVER AT                 |                    |        |
| MCGRATH          14.9  14.3  14.4 |  STDY    -     -   | 21  21 |
| CROOKED CREEK     8.4   8.3   8.3 |  STDY  STDY    -   |     19 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|ILIAMNA RIVER NR                   |                    |        |
| PEDRO BAY        58.2  58.6  58.2 |  59.0  61.0    -   | 70  72 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|NUYAKUK RIVER NEAR                 |                    |        |
| DILLINGHAM                        |   FLG   FLG    -   |     12 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|MULCHATNA RIVER NR                 |                    |        |
| NEW STUYAHOK     12.4  11.9  12.0 |   RSG   RSG    -   |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|NUSHAGAK RIVER AT                  |                    |        |
| EKWOK                             |   FLG   RSG    -   |     16 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|BRADLEY RIVER BASIN                |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|BRADLEY RIVER                      |                    |        |
| UPPER            12.4  12.3  12.2 |  12.3  12.5    -   |        |
| MIDDLE FORK       9.7   9.7   9.7 |   9.8  10.0    -   |        |
| TIDEWATER         5.3   5.3   5.3 |   5.8   7.2    -   |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
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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 JUL 10.


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