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
415 PM AKDT Fri May 22 2015

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 - Yda -Today|  Sat   Sun    Mon  | Stg Stg|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|Anchorage Area                     |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Campbell Creek at                  |                    |        |
| S Fork in Canyon -1.3  -1.3   2.4 |   2.4   2.5    -   |  4   4 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Chester Creek at                   |                    |        |
| Arctic Blvd       2.2   2.1   2.1 |   2.1   2.2    -   |  4   4 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Ship Creek above                   |                    |        |
| Glenn Hwy         5.2   5.3   5.4 |   5.3   5.3    -   |  6   6 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Eagle River at                     |                    |        |
| Glenn Hwy Brdg    3.0   3.2   3.3 |   3.4   3.6    -   |  6   6 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Glacier Creek above                |                    |        |
| Alyeska Road      MSG  25.4  25.5 |   STDY   -     -   | 28  30 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Twentymile River near              |                    |        |
| Seward Hwy        MSG   MSG   MSG |  18.1  18.3    -   | 24  26 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Kenai Peninsula                    |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Sixmile Creek nr                   |                    |        |
| Hope Canyon      10.1  10.0  10.2 |  10.2  10.2    -   | 13  14 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Exit Glacier Stream near           |                    |        |
| Visitors Center   MSG   MSG   MSG |   STDY   -     -   |  -  -  |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Resurrection River at              |                    |        |
| Exit Glacier Rd  10.9  10.8  11.1 |  11.3  13.2    -   | 17  18 |
| Seward Hwy        MSG   MSG   MSG |   STDY  RSG    -   |  -  -  |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Grouse Creek above                 |                    |        |
| Seward Hwy        5.2   5.1   5.1 |   STDY   -     -   |  -  -  |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Salmon Creek at                    |                    |        |
| Salmon Crk Road   9.7   9.8   9.8 |   STDY   -     -   |  -  -  |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Snow River above                   |                    |        |
| Kenai Lake        7.7   7.6   7.7 |   7.8   8.1    -   | 12  16 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Trail River nr                     |                    |        |
| Lawing            MSG   5.0   MSG |   5.2   5.6    -   |  9  10 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Kenai River at                     |                    |        |
| Cooper Landing    8.2   8.5   8.6 |   8.7   8.9   9.2  | 12  13 |
| Skilak Lake       7.3   7.6   7.7 |   7.8   7.8   7.9  | 13  13 |
| Kenai Keys        4.5   4.9   5.3 |   5.4   5.6   5.7  | 11  11 |
| Below Killey      MSG   MSG   MSG |   7.0   7.2   7.3  | 12  13 |
| Soldotna          6.4   6.7   6.8 |   6.8   6.9   6.9  | 12  12 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Ninilchik River at                 |                    |        |
| Ninilchik         MSG   MSG   MSG |   4.8   4.7    -   | 10  10 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Anchor River at                    |                    |        |
| South Fk nr Hwy   1.2   1.1   1.1 |   1.1   1.5    -   |  8   8 |
| Anchor Point      MSG   MSG   MSG |  10.0  10.4    -   | 14  16 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Matanuska and Susitna Valley       |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Matanuska River at                 |                    |        |
| Mat Glacier       1.3   1.4   1.5 |   RSG    -     -   |  -  -  |
| Palmer            5.6   6.5   6.5 |   6.9   7.1    -   |  9  10 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Little Susitna River               |                    |        |
| at Hat Pass brg   5.8   6.2   6.3 |   6.6   6.8    -   |  9  10 |
| blw Hat Pass brg  2.9   3.3   3.5 |   3.6   3.8    -   |  6   6 |
| at Parks Highway  4.5   5.1   5.2 |   5.3   5.6    -   |  9  11 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Willow Creek                       |                    |        |
| nr canyon         2.2   2.4   2.5 |   2.5   2.6    -   |  5   6 |
| at Parks Highway  6.3   6.5   6.7 |   6.8   7.0    -   | 10  10 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Montana Creek                      |                    |        |
| at Parks Highway  5.6   5.4   5.4 |   5.4   5.4    -   |  7   7 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Talkeetna River                    |                    |        |
| blw Clear Creek   5.3   5.7   5.7 |   5.9   6.2    -   | 10  12 |
| at railroad brg   7.3   7.5   MSG |   7.7   7.9    -   | 10  12 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Moose Creek at                     |                    |        |
| Oil Well Road    11.6   MSG  11.1 |   STDY   -     -   | 13  16 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Kroto Creek at                     |                    |        |
| Oil Well Road     MSG   MSG  10.5 |   STDY   -     -   | 16  18 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Skwentna River at                  |                    |        |
| Skwentna         36.5  36.5   MSG |  36.7  36.8    -   | 41  42 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Lake Creek at                      |                    |        |
| Chelatna Lake     1.2   1.8   MSG |   STDY   -     -   |  3   3 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Yentna River at                    |                    |        |
| Lake Creek        MSG   MSG   MSG |  15.0  15.9    -   | 20  20 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Maclaren River at                  |                    |        |
| Denali Hwy        3.3   3.6   3.8 |   3.9   4.1    -   |  6   6 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Chulitna River nr                  |                    |        |
| Talkeetna         MSG   MSG   MSG |   3.0   3.4    -   | 13  19 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Susitna River at                   |                    |        |
| Denali Hwy        9.4   9.5   9.6 |   9.6   9.6    -   | 12  12 |
| Gold Creek       10.0   9.4   9.2 |   9.1   9.2    -   | 12  14 |
| Parks Highway    16.5  16.5  16.3 |  16.4  16.4    -   | 22  24 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Copper River Basin                 |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Gakona River at                    |                    |        |
| Glenn Highway     5.4   4.4   4.3 |   4.3   4.4    -   |  6  10 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Gulkana River at                   |                    |        |
| Paxson Lake       4.1   4.1   4.1 |   4.0   3.9    -   |  -   4 |
| Sourdough         9.0   7.7   7.6 |   7.5   7.4    -   | 10  11 |
| Richardson Hwy    8.3   MSG   7.2 |   7.1   7.0    -   |  9  10 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Little Nelchina at                 |                    |        |
| Glenn Hwy         MSG   MSG   MSG |   STDY   -     -   |  9  10 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Tazlina River at                   |                    |        |
| Richardson Hwy   21.7  21.4   MSG |  21.9   21.9   -   | 28 31.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Klutina River at                   |                    |        |
| Copper Center     8.7   9.3   9.2 |   9.4   9.5    -   | 12 14.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Tonsina River at                   |                    |        |
| Richardson Hwy    7.9   MSG   MSG |   9.0   9.2    -   | 12 12.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Kennicott River at                 |                    |        |
| McCarthy         18.7  19.2  19.3 |  19.5  19.7    -   | 25 28.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Copper River at                    |                    |        |
| Chitina           MSG   MSG   MSG |   STDY  STDY   -   |  -  -  |
| O`Brien Creek     MSG   MSG   MSG |   STDY  STDY   -   |  -  -  |
| Million Dollar Br30.8  33.1  33.6 |   RSG   RSG    -   |  -  -  |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Eyak Lake nr                       |                    |        |
| Cordova           0.5   MSG   MSG |   STDY  STDY   -   |  4   4 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Eyak River at                      |                    |        |
| Copper River Hwy  MSG   MSG   MSG |   STDY  STDY   -   | 22 24.5|
| Eyak River        MSG   MSG   MSG |   STDY  STDY   -   |  5   7 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Southwest Alaska                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Kuskokwim River at                 |                    |        |
| McGrath           8.1   7.7   7.5 |   STDY   -     -   |  -  -  |
| Lisky`s Crossing 24.9  24.9   MSG |   STDY  STDY   -   |  -  -  |
| Crooked Creek     5.3   7.3   7.3 |   RSG   RSG    -   |  -  -  |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Iliamna River nr                   |                    |        |
| Pedro Bay        60.8  62.3  60.7 |  60.0  59.8    -   | 70  72 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Nuyakuk River near                 |                    |        |
| Dillingham        5.7   9.1   9.7 |   RSG   STDY   -   |  -  12 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Mulchatna River nr                 |                    |        |
| New Stuyahok      MSG   MSG   MSG |   RSG   RSG    -   |  -  -  |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Nushagak River at                  |                    |        |
| Ekwok             MSG   MSG   MSG |   RSG   STDY   -   |  -  16 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Bradley River Basin                |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Bradley River                      |                    |        |
| Upper            12.7  14.3  12.1 |  12.3  12.4    -   |  -  -  |
| Middle Fork       9.7   9.7   9.7 |   9.8   9.9    -   |  -  -  |
| Tidewater         5.5   5.4   5.5 |   5.6   5.7    -   |  -  -  |
|                                   |                    |        |
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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 Sat May 23.


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