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 May 04 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  Tue   Wed  |  Thu   Fri    Sat | Stg  Stg|
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|Salcha River at                    |                    |        |
| Rich Hwy Brg      8.8   7.5   8.5 |  8.5    8.4    -   | 13 15.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Little Chena River at              |                    |        |
| Mile 12 Bridge   14.2  12.9  12.8 | 12.5   12.4    -   | 21 25.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Chena River at                     |                    |        |
| Mile 40 Bridge   16.6  16.0  16.3 | 16.3   16.2    -   | 20 22.0|
| Hunts Creek      12.1  11.6  11.8 | 12.0   11.9  11.8  |  - 17.2|
| Chena Lakes      17.6  17.2  17.3 | 17.9   18.0  17.8  | 24 24.5|
| Fairbanks         2.3   2.3   2.1 |  2.3    2.6   2.5  | 11 12.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Chatanika River at                 |                    |        |
| Steese Hwy Brg    MSG   MSG   MSG | 10.4   10.3    -   | 12 12.0|
| Elliott Hwy Brg   MSG   MSG   MSG |  8.2    8.1    -   | 11 13.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Chisana River at                   |                    |        |
| Northway Rd Brg   MSG   MSG   MSG |  7.8    7.8    -   | 10 12.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Nabesna River                      |                    |        |
| nr Northway       MSG   MSG   MSG | STDY   STDY    -   |  -  -  |
| at Northway       MSG   MSG   MSG | 12.2   12.1    -   | 25 26.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Phelan Creek near                  |                    |        |
| Base Gulkana Gl   7.5   7.5   7.4 | STDY     -     -   |  -  -  |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Goodpaster River                   |                    |        |
| nr Big Delta     15.7  16.2  16.3 | 15.8   15.6    -   | 19  20 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Tanana River at                    |                    |        |
| Tetlin           29.5  29.2  29.3 | STDY   STDY    -   |  -  -  |
| Tanacross        14.7  14.6  14.5 | STDY   STDY    -   | 16 16.8|
| Big Delta        13.4  13.1  13.3 | 13.0   12.8    -   | 22 23.0|
| Fairbanks        16.8  16.9  16.9 | 17.1   17.0    -   | 24 24.5|
| Dock at Nenana    3.5   3.8   3.8 |  4.0    4.0   3.9  | 11 12.5|
| Manley Brg        9.0   4.9   4.7 |  6.1    6.0   5.8  | 12 13.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Nenana River at                    |                    |        |
| Usibelli Rd Brg   8.5   8.7   MSG |  8.8     -     -   | 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          350     320     300     -                 |
|                                                                 |
| Chena River at                                                  |
|  Mile 40 Bridge      1500    1500    1400     -                 |
|  Hunts Creek         1900    2100    2000    1900               |
|  Chena Lakes         1800    2200    2200    2100               |
|  Fairbanks           2200    2400    2700    2500               |
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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 May 05.

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