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RECREATIONAL RIVER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
ALASKA-PACIFIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER
500 PM AKDT WED JUL 23 2014

...RECREATIONAL RIVER STATEMENT FOR ALASKA...

---KENAI PENINSULA------------------------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  WED  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        SAT    SUN    MON    YDA | 07/23 | THU    FRI |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM |
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
KENAI RIVER AT COOPER LANDING                |       |            |
 COOA2             10.6   10.5   10.4   10.3 |  10.3 | 10.2  10.2 |
 FLOWS IN CFS      5900   5700   5600   5500 |  5400 | 5300  5200 |
KENAI RIVER BLW SKILAK LAKE                  |       |            |
 SKLA2             11.9   11.7   11.5   11.4 |  11.3 | 11.2  11.1 |
ANCHOR RIVER AT THE HIGHWAY BRIDGE           |       |            |
 APTA2              0.6    0.6    0.6    0.5 |   0.5 |  0.5   0.5 |
NINILCHIK RIVER AT NINILCHICK                |       |            |
 NINA2              MSG    MSG    MSG    MSG |   MSG |  3.2   3.2 |
SIXMILE CREEK NR HOPE                        |       |            |
 SIXA2              9.5    9.9    9.5    9.5 |   9.5 |  9.5   9.5 |
 FLOWS IN CFS       940   1280    960    910 |   970 |  930   910 |
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---ANCHORAGE AND THE MATANUSKA AND SUSITNA VALLEYS----------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  WED  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        SAT    SUN    MON    YDA | 07/23 | THU    FRI |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM |
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
SHIP CREEK NR ANCHORAGE                      |       |            |
 SHIA2              5.2    5.5    5.3    5.2 |   5.2 |  5.2   5.1 |
EAGLE RIVER AT GLENN HWY BRG                 |       |            |
 ERBA2              4.5    5.1    4.6    4.6 |   4.6 |  4.6   4.6 |
SUSITNA RIVER AT SUNSHINE                    |       |            |
 SUNA2              7.6    8.1    8.3    8.0 |   7.6 | 17.7  17.7 |
TALKEETNA RIVER AT TALKEETNA                 |       |            |
 TKTA2              8.3    8.9    8.9    8.6 |   8.3 |  8.1   8.1 |
WILLOW CREEK AT PARKS HWY                    |       |            |
 WILA2              6.5    7.8    7.1    6.8 |   6.7 |  6.5   6.8 |
WILLOW CREEK NR CANYON                       |       |            |
 WLWA2              2.2    3.2    2.5    2.4 |   2.3 |  2.2   2.5 |
 FLOWS IN CFS       430   1270    660    540 |   510 |  460   640 |
LITTLE SU (NWS DAILY) AT HATCHER PASS BRG    |       |            |
 LSOA2              6.3    7.2    6.6    6.3 |   6.4 |  6.2   6.4 |
LITTLE SU (USGS HOURLY) BLW HP BRG           |       |            |
 LSUA2              3.6    4.3    3.8    3.7 |   3.7 |  3.6   3.7 |
 FLOWS IN CFS       400    790    500    450 |   440 |  400   450 |
MATANUSKA RIVER NR MATANUSKA GLACIER         |       |            |
 MAGA2              3.1    3.2    2.6    2.6 |   2.8 |   -     -  |
MATANUSKA RIVER AT PALMER                    |       |            |
 MATA2              8.6    8.7    8.3    8.1 |   8.2 |   -     -  |
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---COPPER RIVER BASIN---------------------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  WED  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        SAT    SUN    MON    YDA | 07/23 | THU    FRI |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM |
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
GAKONA RIVER AT GAKONA                       |       |            |
 GAKA2              5.0    5.0    5.1    5.0 |   4.9 |  4.8   4.8 |
GULKANA RIVER AT SOURDOUGH                   |       |            |
 GRSA2              6.9    6.8    7.0    7.0 |   6.8 |  6.6   6.5 |
GULKANA RIVER AT GULKANA                     |       |            |
 GULA2              6.9    6.8    6.9    7.0 |   6.7 |  6.6   6.6 |
TONSINA RIVER AT HWY BRG                     |       |            |
 TONA2              9.4    9.4    9.4    9.1 |   MSG |  9.0   9.0 |
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                                                                  |
---TANANA AND FORTYMILE RIVER BASINS------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  WED  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        SAT    SUN    MON    YDA | 07/23 | THU    FRI |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM |
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
FORTYMILE RIVER                              |       |            |
 FMRA2             72.2   72.2   72.2   72.0 |  71.8 | 71.7  72.3 |
SALCHA RIVER AT HWY BRG                      |       |            |
 SALA2              9.4    9.1    8.9    8.8 |   8.6 |  8.4   8.3 |
CHENA RIVER AT TWO RIVERS                    |       |            |
 UCHA2             17.3   17.2   17.1   17.0 |  16.9 | 16.8  16.7 |
CHATANIKA RIVER AT STEESE HWY BRG            |       |            |
 CRSA2              9.5    9.4    9.4    9.3 |   9.3 |  9.2   9.3 |
CHATANIKA RIVER AT ELLIOTT HWY BRG           |       |            |
 CHAA2              8.1    8.0    7.9    7.8 |   7.8 |  7.7   7.8 |
NENANA RIVER AT HEALY                        |       |            |
 HNRA2             10.3   10.9   10.5   10.2 |  10.3 | 10.3  10.3 |
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                                                                  |
---SOUTHEAST ALASKA-----------------------------------------------|
RIVER              RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS   |  WED  |   OUTLOOK  |
AND LOCATION        SAT    SUN    MON    YDA | 07/23 | THU    FRI |
                   10AM   10AM   10AM   10AM | 10AM  |10AM   10AM |
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|
MENDENHALL LAKE                              |       |            |
 MNDA2              0.5    5.3    0.5    0.6 |   0.5 |  5.1   4.9 |
 FLOWS IN CFS      3200   3000   2800   3000 |  3100 | 2700  2400 |
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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 THU JUL 24.


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