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 Thu May 21 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  Wed   Thu  |  Fri   Sat    Sun | Stg  Stg|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|Salcha River at                    |                    |        |
| Rich Hwy Brg      8.9   8.4   8.2 |  8.2    8.2    -   | 13 15.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Little Chena River at              |                    |        |
| Mile 12 Bridge   12.6  11.8  11.7 | 11.7   11.6    -   | 21 25.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Chena River at                     |                    |        |
| Mile 40 Bridge   16.6  15.8  15.7 | 15.7   15.6    -   | 20 22.0|
| Hunts Creek      12.3  11.6  11.4 | 11.4   11.4  11.4  |  - 17.2|
| Chena Lakes      18.2  17.1  16.9 | 16.7   16.6  16.6  | 24 24.5|
| Fairbanks         3.0   2.0   1.8 |  1.6    1.5   1.5  | 11 12.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Chatanika River at                 |                    |        |
| Steese Hwy Brg    9.3   8.7   8.6 |  8.6    8.7    -   | 12 12.0|
| Elliott Hwy Brg   7.7   7.0   6.9 |  7.0    7.0    -   | 11 13.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Chisana River at                   |                    |        |
| Northway Rd Brg   MSG   MSG   MSG |  7.3    7.4    -   | 10 12.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Nabesna River                      |                    |        |
| nr Northway      19.5  20.5  20.7 |  RSG    RSG    -   |  -  -  |
| at Northway       MSG   MSG   MSG | 16.1   16.4    -   | 25 26.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Phelan Creek near                  |                    |        |
| Base Gulkana Gl   7.9   8.1   7.7 |  RSG     -     -   |  -  -  |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Goodpaster River                   |                    |        |
| nr Big Delta     16.4  15.8  15.6 | 15.6   15.5    -   | 19  20 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Tanana River at                    |                    |        |
| Tetlin           30.6  31.3  31.5 |  RSG    RSG    -   |  -  -  |
| Tanacross         9.7   MSG   MSG |  RSG    RSG    -   | 16 16.8|
| Big Delta        14.4  15.2  15.3 | 15.3   15.6    -   | 22 23.0|
| Fairbanks        18.1  18.2  18.2 | 18.4   18.6    -   | 24 24.5|
| Dock at Nenana    5.0   5.0   4.9 |  5.1    5.3   5.6  | 11 12.5|
| Manley Brg        5.0   4.8   4.8 |  4.7    4.7   4.8  | 12 13.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Nenana River at                    |                    |        |
| Usibelli Rd Brg   9.9   9.8   9.8 | 10.0     -     -   | 14 16.0|
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|                                                                 |
|Chena and Little Chena Rivers                                    |
|Flow Forecast (cfs)                                              |
|Location             Today     Fri     Sat     Sun               |
|                      10AM    10AM    10AM    10AM               |
| Little Chena River at                                           |
|  Mile 12 Brg          160     150     150     -                 |
|                                                                 |
| Chena River at                                                  |
|  Mile 40 Bridge      1000    1000     900     -                 |
|  Hunts Creek         1500    1400    1400    1400               |
|  Chena Lakes         1700    1600    1500    1500               |
|  Fairbanks           1900    1800    1700    1700               |
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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 Fri May 22.

$$
bcj



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