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
345 PM AKDT Thu May 26 2016

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  Wed   Thu  |  Fri   Sat    Sun  |Stg  Stg|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|Anchorage Area                     |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Campbell Creek at                  |                    |        |
| S Fork in Canyon  2.8   2.7   2.7 |   2.7   2.7    -   |  4  4.3|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Chester Creek at                   |                    |        |
| Arctic Blvd       2.3   2.4   2.3 |   2.4   2.4    -   |  4  4.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Ship Creek above                   |                    |        |
| Glenn Hwy         5.6   5.6   5.6 |   5.6   5.6    -   |  6  6.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Eagle River at                     |                    |        |
| Glenn Hwy Brdg    3.2   3.4   3.4 |   3.5   3.5    -   |  6  6.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Glacier Creek above                |                    |        |
| Alyeska Road     25.5  25.6   MSG |   RSG    -     -   | 28 29.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Twentymile River near              |                    |        |
| Seward Hwy        MSG   MSG   MSG |  17.6  17.7    -   | 24 26.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Kenai Peninsula                    |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Sixmile Creek nr                   |                    |        |
| Hope Canyon      10.7  10.8  10.8 |  10.9  10.9    -   | 13 14.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Exit Glacier Stream near           |                    |        |
| Visitors Center   MSG  13.1  13.1 |   RSG    -     -   |  -  -  |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Resurrection River at              |                    |        |
| Exit Glacier Rd  12.5  12.8  12.8 |  12.9  13.4    -   | 17 17.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Grouse Creek above                 |                    |        |
| Seward Hwy        5.3   5.2   5.2 |   STDY   -     -   |  6  8.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Salmon Creek at                    |                    |        |
| Salmon Crk Road  10.1  10.4  10.4 |   STDY   -     -   |  -  -  |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Snow River above                   |                    |        |
| Kenai Lake        7.6   7.8   7.8 |   7.8   7.9    -   | 12 16.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Trail River nr                     |                    |        |
| Lawing            5.9   6.1   6.1 |   6.3   6.4    -   |  9 10.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Kenai River at                     |                    |        |
| Cooper Landing    9.4  10.0  10.1 |  10.1  10.2  10.3  | 12 13.0|
| Skilak Lake       8.4   9.0   9.1 |   9.2   9.3   9.5  | 13 13.0|
| Kenai Keys        6.1   6.8   7.0 |   7.2   7.4   7.6  | 11 11.0|
| Below Killey      MSG   MSG   MSG |   8.5   8.7   8.8  | 12 13.2|
| Soldotna          MSG   7.8   7.8 |   7.8   7.9   8.0  | 12 12.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Ninilchik River at                 |                    |        |
| Soldotna          4.8   4.7   4.7 |   4.7   4.7   9.6  | 11 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Anchor River at                    |                    |        |
| South Fk nr Hwy   1.9   1.5   1.5 |   1.4   1.4    -   |  8  8.0|
| Anchor Point     11.3  11.0  10.9 |  10.8  10.8    -   | 14 15.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Matanuska and Susitna Valley       |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Matanuska River at                 |                    |        |
| Mat Glacier       2.3   1.8   1.6 |   STDY   -     -   |  -   - |
| Palmer            7.8   7.7   7.6 |   7.7   7.7    -   |  9  9.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Little Susitna River               |                    |        |
| at Hat Pass brg   6.8   6.9   7.0 |   7.0   7.2    -   |  9 10.0|
| blw Hat Pass brg  3.8   3.9   3.8 |   3.9   4.1    -   |  6  6.5|
| at Parks Highway  6.1   6.2   6.1 |   5.9   6.0    -   |  9 11.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Willow Creek                       |                    |        |
| nr canyon         3.1   3.1   3.1 |   3.0   3.1    -   |  5  5.9|
| at Parks Highway  7.3   7.3   7.2 |   7.1   7.3    -   | 10 10.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Montana Creek                      |                    |        |
| at Parks Highway  6.0   5.8   5.7 |   5.8   5.9    -   |  7  7.3|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Talkeetna River                    |                    |        |
| blw Clear Creek   6.8   6.6   6.3 |   6.1   6.3    -   | 10 12.5|
| At railroad brg   9.0   8.7   8.1 |   8.0   8.1    -   | 10 12.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Moose Creek at                     |                    |        |
| Oil Well Road    10.9  11.2  10.9 |   FLG    -     -   | 13 16.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Kroto Creek at                     |                    |        |
| Oil Well Road    10.6  10.9  10.7 |   FLG    -     -   | 16 18.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Skwentna River at                  |                    |        |
| Skwentna         37.3  37.1  36.8 |  36.8  37.1    -   | 41 42.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Lake Creek at                      |                    |        |
| Chelatna Lake     MSG   MSG   MSG |   STDY   -     -   |  3  3.3|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Yentna River at                    |                    |        |
| Lake Creek       16.0  16.0  15.9 |  15.5  15.7    -   | 20 20.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Maclaren River at                  |                    |        |
| Denali Hwy        4.2   4.1   3.8 |   3.7   3.9    -   |  6  6.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Chulitna River nr                  |                    |        |
| Talkeetna         6.7   6.4   6.2 |   5.8   5.9    -   | 13 19.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Susitna River at                   |                    |        |
| Denali Hwy        9.5   9.6   9.5 |   9.4   9.4    -   | 12 12.5|
| Gold Creek       10.8  10.4  10.0 |   9.8   9.8    -   | 12 14.0|
| Parks Highway     MSG   MSG   MSG |  17.2  17.2    -   | 22 24.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Copper River Basin                 |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Gakona River at                    |                    |        |
| Glenn Highway     4.0   4.8   4.2 |   4.1   3.9    -   |  6 10.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Gulkana River at                   |                    |        |
| Paxson Lake       2.9   3.0   3.0 |   2.9   2.9    -   |  -  4.0|
| Sourdough         7.6   7.0   6.9 |   6.8   6.8    -   | 10 11.0|
| Richardson Hwy    MSG   MSG   MSG |   6.4   6.4    -   |  9 10.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Little Nelchina at                 |                    |        |
| Glenn Hwy         MSG   MSG   MSG |   -      -     -   |  9 10.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Tazlina River at                   |                    |        |
| Richardson Hwy   22.1  22.9  23.1 |  23.1  23.1    -   | 28 31.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Klutina River at                   |                    |        |
| Copper Center     9.4  10.1  10.0 |  10.0  10.0    -   | 12 14.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Tonsina River at                   |                    |        |
| Richardson Hwy    9.2  10.0   9.9 |   9.8   9.8    -   | 12 12.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Kennicott River at                 |                    |        |
| McCarthy         19.0  19.4  19.4 |  19.5  19.5    -   | 25 28.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Copper River at                    |                    |        |
| Chitina          12.4  13.0  12.9 |   FLG   STDY   -   |  -   - |
| O`Brien Creek     MSG   MSG   MSG |   FLG   STDY   -   |  -   - |
| Million Dollar Br132.8  134.8  134.7| FLG   FLG    -   |  -   -
|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Eyak Lake nr                       |                    |        |
| Cordova           0.5   0.6   0.6 |   STDY  STDY   -   |  4  4.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Eyak River at                      |                    |        |
| Copper River Hwy 18.5  18.8  18.7 |   STDY  STDY   -   | 22 24.5|
| Eyak River        MSG   MSG   MSG |   STDY  STDY   -   |  5  7.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Southwest Alaska                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Kuskokwim River at                 |                    |        |
| McGrath           9.7  10.0   9.8 |   FLG    -     -   | 21 21.0|
| Lisky`s Crossing 26.5  26.8  26.8 |   FLG   FLG    -   |  -  -  |
| Crooked Creek     7.9   8.2   8.0 |   FLG   FLG    -   | 15 19.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Iliamna River nr                   |                    |        |
| Pedro Bay        60.1  60.1  60.0 |  60.0  60.4    -   | 70 72.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Nuyakuk River near                 |                    |        |
| Dillingham        9.2   9.6   9.6 |   STDY  STDY   -   |  - 12.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Nushagak River at                  |                    |        |
| Ekwok             MSG   MSG   MSG |   STDY  STDY   -   |  - 16.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Bradley River Basin                |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Bradley River                      |                    |        |
| Upper            12.5  12.7  12.6 |  12.7  12.7    -   |  -   - |
| Middle Fork       9.6   9.7   9.6 |   9.7   9.8    -   |  -   - |
| Tidewater         5.6   5.6   5.5 |   5.5   5.6    -   |  -   - |
|                                   |                    |        |
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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 May 27.


$$
bcj




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