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RECREATIONAL RIVER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
ALASKA-PACIFIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER
5 PM AKDT THU AUG 21 2014


...RECREATIONAL RIVER STATEMENT FOR ALASKA...


---KENAI PENINSULA------------------------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  THU  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        SUN    MON    TUE    WED | 08/21 | FRI    SAT |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM |
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
KENAI RIVER AT COOPER LANDING                |       |            |
 COOA2             12.4   12.2   11.8   11.5 |  11.2 | 10.9  10.5 |
 FLOWS IN CFS      9800   9400   8500   7800 |  7100 | 6300  5700 |
KENAI RIVER BELOW SKILAK LAKE                |       |            |
 SKLA2             13.8   13.9   13.7   13.4 |  13.1 | 12.7  12.3 |
ANCHOR RIVER AT THE HIGHWAY                  |       |            |
 APTA2              0.9    0.9    0.7    0.8 |   0.6 |  0.6   0.6 |
NINILCHIK RIVER AT NINILCHIK                 |       |            |
 NINA2              MSG    MSG    MSG    MSG |   MSG |  3.2   3.2 |
SIXMILE CREEK NEAR HOPE                      |       |            |
 SIXA2              9.9    9.6    9.5    9.4 |   9.4 |  9.3   9.3 |
 FLOWS IN CFS      1280   1060    960    890 |   830 |  790   750 |
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---ANCHORAGE AND THE MATANUSKA AND SUSITNA VALLEYS----------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  THU  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        SUN    MON    TUE    WED | 08/21 | FRI    SAT |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM |
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
SHIP CREEK NEAR ANCHORAGE                    |       |            |
 SHIA2              5.0    5.1    5.0    5.0 |   5.0 |  5.0   5.0 |
EAGLE RIVER AT GLENN HIGHWAY                 |       |            |
 ERBA2              4.9    4.5    4.5    4.3 |   4.3 |  4.3   4.2 |
SUSITNA RIVER AT SUNSHINE                    |       |            |
 SUNA2              6.0    6.1    6.1    6.1 |   5.2 | 17.0  16.9 |
TALKEETNA RIVER AT TALKEETNA                 |       |            |
 TKTA2              7.8    7.8    8.1    8.0 |   7.8 |  7.7   7.9 |
WILLOW CREEK AT PARKS HIGHWAY                |       |            |
 WILA2              6.2    6.2    6.2    6.2 |   6.2 |  6.2   6.4 |
WILLOW CREEK AT THE CANYON                   |       |            |
 WLWA2              2.1    2.1    2.1    2.1 |   2.1 |  2.1   2.2 |
 FLOWS IN CFS       310    310    330    300 |   330 |  320   340 |
LITTLE SU (NWS DAILY) AT HATCHER PASS BRG    |       |            |
 LSOA2              MSG    6.0    6.1    6.0 |   6.0 |  5.7   5.7 |
LITTLE SU (USGS HOURLY) BELOW HP BRG         |       |            |
 LSUA2              3.1    3.3    3.3    3.2 |   3.2 |  3.1   3.1 |
 FLOWS IN CFS       250    290    300    280 |   270 |  240   250 |
MATANUSKA RIVER NR MATANUSKA GLACIER         |       |            |
 MAGA2              2.2    2.2    2.2    2.2 |   2.2 |   -     -  |
MATANUSKA RIVER AT MATANUSKA                 |       |            |
 MATA2              7.1    7.2    7.4    7.5 |   7.4 |   -     -  |
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---COPPER RIVER BASIN---------------------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  THU  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        SUN    MON    TUE    WED | 08/21 | FRI    SAT |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM |
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
GAKONA RIVER AT GAKONA                       |       |            |
 GAKA2              4.7    5.0    5.0    4.8 |   4.7 |  4.6   4.5 |
GULKANA RIVER AT SOURDOUGH                   |       |            |
 GRSA2              6.2    6.6    7.1    7.2 |   7.0 |  6.8   6.6 |
GULKANA RIVER AT GULKANA                     |       |            |
 GULA2              6.2    6.4    7.0    7.1 |   7.0 |  6.8   6.6 |
TONSINA RIVER AT THE HIGHWAY                 |       |            |
 TONA2              9.2    MSG    9.4    MSG |   MSG |  9.1   9.0 |
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                                                                  |
---TANANA AND FORTYMILE RIVER BASINS------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  THU  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        SUN    MON    TUE    WED | 08/21 | FRI    SAT |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM |
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
FORTYMILE RIVER                              |       |            |
 FMRA2             73.2   73.0   74.1   74.2 |  73.9 | 73.6  74.1 |
SALCHA RIVER AT HIGHWAY                      |       |            |
 SALA2              8.4    8.3    8.5    9.1 |   9.2 |  8.8   8.5 |
CHENA RIVER AT TWO RIVERS                    |       |            |
 UCHA2             16.6   16.6   16.8   16.7 |  16.6 | 16.4  16.3 |
CHATANIKA RIVER AT STEESE HIGHWAY            |       |            |
 CRSA2              9.2    9.4    9.6    9.4 |   9.3 |  9.2   9.1 |
CHATANIKA RIVER AT ELLIOTT HIGHWAY           |       |            |
 CHAA2              7.7    7.8    8.2    7.9 |   7.8 |  7.7   7.5 |
NENANA RIVER AT HEALY                        |       |            |
 HNRA2             10.4   10.4   10.4   10.3 |  10.3 | 10.1   9.9 |
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                                                                  |
---SOUTHEAST ALASKA-----------------------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  THU  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        SUN    MON    TUE    WED | 08/21 | FRI    SAT |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM |
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
MENDENHALL LAKE                              |       |            |
 MNDA2              0.5    0.6    0.5    0.5 |   0.5 |  4.9   4.5 |
 FLOWS IN CFS      4300   7200   6100   3600 |  3200 | 2400  2000 |
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WHITEWATER BOATING INFORMATION...GAUGE READING (WHITEWATER CLASS)

...NAME OF STREAM.........GAUGE ID.....LOW.......MED........HIGH
EAGLE RIVER
  ABOVE VISITORS CENTER   ERBA2     3.0(IV)   4.0(IV-)   4.4(IV+)
  ABOVE CAMPGROUND RAPIDS ERBA2     2.7(II)   3.5(II)    4.3(II+)
  BELOW CAMPGROUND RAPIDS ERBA2     2.7(III)  3.5(III)   4.3(III+)
GULKANA RIVER
  ABOVE SOURDOUGH         GULA2     6.0(III)  7.0(III)   8.0(III+)
  BELOW SOURDOUGH         GULA2     6.0(II)   7.0(II)    8.0(II+)
KENAI RIVER
  ABOVE JIM`S LANDING     COOA2     6.0(II)   9.0(II)   11.0(II+)
  BELOW JIM`S LANDING     COOA2     6.0(II)   9.0(II+)  11.0(III)
  BELOW SKILAK LAKE       SKLA2     8.4(I)   10.4(I)    11.4(II)
LITTLE SUSITNA RIVER
  ABOVE HATCHER BRIDGE    LSOA2*    6.3(V-)   7.0(V-) 7.5(V-)8.0(VI-)
MATANUSKA RIVER
  LION`S HEAD             MAGA2     3.0(IV-)  4.0(IV)    4.8(IV+)
  TO KING`S RIVER         MATA2     8.0(II+) 10.5(III)  11.5(III)
  BELOW KING`S RIVER      MATA2     8.0(I)   10.5(II)   11.5(II)
WILLOW CREEK
  IN CANYON               WLWA2     2.6(III)  3.4(IV)    4.1(IV)
  AT PARKS HWY BRIDGE     WILA2     7.5(III)  8.3(IV)    9.0(IV)
TALKEETNA RIVER CANYON    TKTA2     6.2(IV-)  8.2(IV)    9.7(IV+)
SHIP CREEK                SHIA2     4.9(IV+)  5.3(V)     5.7(V+)
SIXMILE CREEK             SIXA2     9.0(IV)  10.6(IV+)  11.3(V-)
TONSINA RIVER CANYON      TONA2     9.0(III) 10.0(III+) 12.0(IV)
NENANA RIVER CANYON       HNRA2     8.5(IV-) 10.0(IV)   11.5(IV)


* LSOA2 STAGES ARE BASED ON NWS GAUGE AT THE HATCHER PASS BRIDGE


OBSERVED STAGES ARE THE CLOSEST AVAILABLE OBSERVATION TO 10 AM
FOR EACH DAY. FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT
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THE NEXT RECREATION FORECAST IS SCHEDULED FOR 5 PM FRI AUG 22.


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