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
100 PM AKDT Wed Jul 27 2016

Sites expected to be near or above flood stage: The Moose Creek Dam
continues to be in operation.  Groundwater levels in the North Pole
area are elevated.  The Chena River through Fairbanks will be high
through the weekend.


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|              10AM OBSERVED STAGES |10AM FORECAST STAGES| B-F FLD|
|Location        Lst Wk  Tue   Wed  |  Thu   Fri    Sat | Stg  Stg|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|Salcha River at                    |                    |        |
| Rich Hwy Brg     13.0  11.2  10.6 | 10.1    9.7    -   | 13 15.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Little Chena River at              |                    |        |
| Mile 12 Bridge   18.6  17.9  17.3 | 16.8   16.5    -   | 21 25.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Chena River at                     |                    |        |
| Mile 40 Bridge   19.2  18.2  18.0 | 17.7   17.5    -   | 20 22.0|
| Hunts Creek      17.2  14.9  14.4 | 14.0   13.7  13.9  |  - 17.2|
| Chena Lakes      24.7  25.2  25.1 | 25.0   24.2  23.7  | 24 24.5|
| Fairbanks         7.5   8.8   8.8 |  8.6    8.2   7.3  | 11 12.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Chatanika River at                 |                    |        |
| Steese Hwy Brg    9.6   9.2   9.1 |  9.1    9.2    -   | 12 12.0|
| Elliott Hwy Brg   8.4   8.1   7.9 |  7.8    7.8    -   | 11 13.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Chisana River at                   |                    |        |
| Northway Rd Brg  10.9  11.0  10.9 | 10.9   10.9    -   | 10 12.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Nabesna River                      |                    |        |
| nr Northway      23.7  23.6  23.6 |  STDY  STDY    -   |  -  -  |
| at Northway       MSG   MSG   MSG | 22.4   22.4    -   | 25 26.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Phelan Creek near                  |                    |        |
| Base Gulkana Gl   9.2   9.6   9.4 |  STDY    -     -   |  -  -  |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Goodpaster River                   |                    |        |
| nr Big Delta     16.8  16.6  16.4 | 16.2   16.1    -   | 19  20 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Tanana River                       |                    |        |
| Tetlin           36.6  36.5  36.7 | 36.6   36.5    -   |  -  -  |
| Tanacross         MSG   MSG   MSG | 15.9   15.9    -   | 16 16.8|
| Big Delta        20.3  20.6  20.4 | 20.2   20.1    -   | 22 23.0|
| Fairbanks        23.4  23.5  23.4 | 23.2   23.1    -   | 24 24.5|
| Dock at Nenana   10.8  11.9  11.6 | 11.5   11.3  11.1  | 11 12.5|
| Manley Brg       11.3  12.3  12.4 | 12.3   12.2  12.3  | 12 13.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Nenana River at                    |                    |        |
| Usibelli Rd Brg  10.8  10.9  11.1 | 10.9     -     -   | 14 16.0|
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|                                                                 |
|Chena and Little Chena Rivers                                    |
|Flow Forecast (cfs)                                              |
|Location             Today     Thu     Fri     Sat               |
|                      10AM    10AM    10AM    10AM               |
| Little Chena River at                                           |
|  Mile 12 Brg         1020     940     900     -                 |
|                                                                 |
| Chena River at                                                  |
|  Mile 40 Bridge      4000    3600    3200     -                 |
|  Hunts Creek         5600    5100    4600    4800               |
|  Chena Lakes         8000    7900    6800    6300               |
|  Fairbanks           9200    9000    8400    7300               |
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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 Thu Jul 28.

$$
bcj



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