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 Tue Jul 26 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  Mon   Tue  |  Wed   Thu    Fri | Stg  Stg|
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|Salcha River at                    |                    |        |
| Rich Hwy Brg     11.5  11.9  11.2 | 10.6   10.1    -   | 13 15.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Little Chena River at              |                    |        |
| Mile 12 Bridge   19.4  18.7  17.9 | 17.1   16.6    -   | 21 25.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Chena River at                     |                    |        |
| Mile 40 Bridge   19.6  18.6  18.2 | 17.8   17.6    -   | 20 22.0|
| Hunts Creek      15.7  15.5  14.9 | 14.4   14.0  13.7  |  - 17.2|
| Chena Lakes      22.5  25.0  25.2 | 25.1   25.1  24.0  | 24 24.5|
| Fairbanks         5.0   8.9   8.8 |  8.6    8.5   7.9  | 11 12.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Chatanika River at                 |                    |        |
| Steese Hwy Brg    9.9   9.4   9.2 |  9.1    9.1    -   | 12 12.0|
| Elliott Hwy Brg   9.0   8.3   8.1 |  7.9    7.7    -   | 11 13.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Chisana River at                   |                    |        |
| Northway Rd Brg  10.7  11.1  11.0 | 11.0   10.9    -   | 10 12.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Nabesna River                      |                    |        |
| nr Northway      23.7  23.5  23.6 | STDY   STDY    -   |  -  -  |
| at Northway       MSG   MSG   MSG | 23.6   23.6    -   | 25 26.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Phelan Creek near                  |                    |        |
| Base Gulkana Gl   7.9   9.6   9.6 | STDY     -     -   |  -  -  |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Goodpaster River                   |                    |        |
| nr Big Delta     17.3  17.0  16.6 | 16.4   16.2    -   | 19  20 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Tanana River                       |                    |        |
| Tetlin           36.5  36.4  36.5 | 36.3   36.3    -   |  -  -  |
| Tanacross         MSG   MSG   MSG | 15.8   15.7    -   | 16 16.8|
| Big Delta        20.2  20.5  20.6 | 20.5   20.5    -   | 22 23.0|
| Fairbanks        22.9  23.7  23.5 | 23.3   23.1    -   | 24 24.5|
| Dock at Nenana   10.4  12.1  11.9 | 11.6   11.5  11.3  | 11 12.5|
| Manley Brg       11.4  12.3  12.3 | 11.9   11.6  11.4  | 12 13.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Nenana River at                    |                    |        |
| Usibelli Rd Brg  10.9  11.2  10.9 | 10.6     -     -   | 14 16.0|
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|                                                                 |
|Chena and Little Chena Rivers                                    |
|Flow Forecast (cfs)                                              |
|Location             Today     Wed     Thu     Fri               |
|                      10AM    10AM    10AM    10AM               |
| Little Chena River at                                           |
|  Mile 12 Brg         1120    1000     920     -                 |
|                                                                 |
| Chena River at                                                  |
|  Mile 40 Bridge      4300    3800    3400     -                 |
|  Hunts Creek         6500    5600    5000    4500               |
|  Chena Lakes         8100    8000    8000    6700               |
|  Fairbanks           9200    9000    8800    8000               |
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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 Wed Jul 27.

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