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RECREATIONAL RIVER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
ALASKA-PACIFIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER
500 PM AKDT MON SEP 29 2014

...RECREATIONAL RIVER STATEMENT FOR ALASKA...

---KENAI PENINSULA------------------------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  MON  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        THU    FRI    SAT    YDA | 09/29 | TUE    WED |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM |
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
KENAI RIVER AT COOPER LANDING                |       |            |
 COOA2             10.6   10.3   10.0    9.7 |   9.5 |  9.4   9.2 |
 FLOWS IN CFS      5900   5400   5000   4600 |  4300 | 4100  3900 |
KENAI RIVER BLW SKILAK LAKE                  |       |            |
 SKLA2             11.4   11.1   10.8   10.5 |  10.2 | 10.0   9.8 |
ANCHOR RIVER AT THE HIGHWAY BRIDGE           |       |            |
 APTA2              1.0    0.9    0.9    0.9 |   0.9 |  0.8   0.8 |
NINILCHIK RIVER AT NINILCHICK                |       |            |
 NINA2              MSG    MSG    MSG    MSG |   MSG |  3.3   3.3 |
SIXMILE CREEK NR HOPE                        |       |            |
 SIXA2              9.5    9.4    9.4    9.3 |   9.3 |  9.2   9.2 |
 FLOWS IN CFS       960    890    830    800 |   770 |  730   710 |
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---ANCHORAGE AND THE MATANUSKA AND SUSITNA VALLEYS----------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  MON  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        THU    FRI    SAT    YDA | 09/29 | TUE    WED |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM |
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
SHIP CREEK NR ANCHORAGE                      |       |            |
 SHIA2              5.3    5.3    5.2    5.2 |   5.2 |  5.2   5.2 |
EAGLE RIVER AT GLENN HWY BRG                 |       |            |
 ERBA2              3.5    3.5    3.4    3.4 |   3.4 |  3.4   3.3 |
SUSITNA RIVER AT SUNSHINE                    |       |            |
 SUNA2              4.7    4.7    4.4    4.1 |   3.9 | 14.7  14.5 |
TALKEETNA RIVER AT TALKEETNA                 |       |            |
 TKTA2              6.8    6.7    6.5    6.3 |   6.2 |  6.1   6.0 |
WILLOW CREEK AT PARKS HWY                    |       |            |
 WILA2              6.5    6.5    6.4    6.4 |   6.3 |  6.2   6.1 |
WILLOW CREEK NR CANYON                       |       |            |
 WLWA2              2.3    2.3    2.3    2.2 |   2.2 |  2.2   2.1 |
 FLOWS IN CFS       420    400    390    370 |   350 |  330   320 |
LITTLE SU (NWS DAILY) AT HATCHER PASS BRG    |       |            |
 LSOA2              6.0    6.0    6.9    5.9 |   5.8 |  5.6   5.4 |
LITTLE SU (USGS HOURLY) BLW HP BRG           |       |            |
 LSUA2              3.2    3.1    3.1    3.1 |   3.0 |  3.0   2.9 |
 FLOWS IN CFS       310    300    290    280 |   270 |  250   230 |
MATANUSKA RIVER NR MATANUSKA GLACIER         |       |            |
 MAGA2              1.3    1.3    1.3    1.3 |   1.3 |   -     -  |
MATANUSKA RIVER AT PALMER                    |       |            |
 MATA2              6.2    6.2    6.2    6.1 |   6.1 |   -     -  |
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                                                                  |
---COPPER RIVER BASIN---------------------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  MON  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        THU    FRI    SAT    YDA | 09/29 | TUE    WED |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM |
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
GAKONA RIVER AT GAKONA                       |       |            |
 GAKA2              3.7    3.6    3.7    3.5 |   3.5 |  3.5   3.4 |
GULKANA RIVER AT SOURDOUGH                   |       |            |
 GRSA2              6.7    6.7    6.6    6.6 |   6.6 |  6.5   6.5 |
GULKANA RIVER AT GULKANA                     |       |            |
 GULA2              6.8    6.6    6.6    6.5 |   6.6 |  6.6   6.6 |
TONSINA RIVER AT HWY BRG                     |       |            |
 TONA2              MSG    MSG    MSG    MSG |   MSG |  9.1   9.0 |
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                                                                  |
---TANANA AND FORTYMILE RIVER BASINS------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  MON  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        THU    FRI    SAT    YDA | 09/29 | TUE    WED |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM |
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
FORTYMILE RIVER                              |       |            |
 FMRA2             71.6   71.6   71.6   71.8 |  71.7 | 71.6  71.6 |
SALCHA RIVER AT HWY BRG                      |       |            |
 SALA2              7.5    7.4    7.3    7.3 |   7.3 |  7.2   7.2 |
CHENA RIVER AT TWO RIVERS                    |       |            |
 UCHA2             16.0   16.0   15.9   15.9 |  15.9 | 15.8  15.8 |
CHATANIKA RIVER AT STEESE HWY BRG            |       |            |
 CRSA2              8.8    8.8    8.7    8.7 |   8.7 |  8.6   8.6 |
CHATANIKA RIVER AT ELLIOTT HWY BRG           |       |            |
 CHAA2              7.2    7.2    7.1    7.1 |   7.1 |  7.0   7.0 |
NENANA RIVER AT HEALY                        |       |            |
 HNRA2              9.8    9.8    9.7    9.6 |   9.6 |  9.5   9.4 |
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                                                                  |
---SOUTHEAST ALASKA-----------------------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  MON  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        THU    FRI    SAT    YDA | 09/29 | TUE    WED |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM |
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
MENDENHALL LAKE                              |       |            |
 MNDA2              4.8    4.6    4.6    0.5 |   0.6 |  5.9   5.5 |
 FLOWS IN CFS      2200   2000   2100   3800 |  5300 | 3700  3300 |
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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
** THESE GAUGES REQUIRE YOUR INPUT TO DEVELOP NEW LEVELS


OBSERVED STAGES ARE THE CLOSEST AVAILABLE OBSERVATION TO 10 AM
FOR EACH DAY. FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT
HTTP://APRFC.ARH.NOAA.GOV
THE NEXT RECREATION FORECAST IS SCHEDULED FOR 5 PM TUE SEP 30.


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