River Summary
Issued by NWS Anchorage, AK

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RIVER SUMMARY AND FORECAST FOR SOUTHCENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
400 PM AKDT Sat Aug 29 2015

Sites expected to be near or above flood stage: HIGH WATER IS ROUTING DOWN THE
KUSKOKWIM...IT CRESTED TODAY AFTER RISING 4 FEET SINCE THURSDAY.


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|              10AM OBSERVED STAGES |10AM FORECAST STAGES| B-F FLD|
|Location        Lst Wk  Fri   Sat  |  Sun   Mon    Tue  |Stg  Stg|
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|Anchorage Area                     |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Campbell Creek at                  |                    |        |
| S Fork in Canyon  2.2   2.1   2.1 |   2.1   2.1    -   |  4  4.3|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Chester Creek at                   |                    |        |
| Arctic Blvd       2.1   2.3   2.1 |   2.1   2.1    -   |  4  4.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Ship Creek above                   |                    |        |
| Glenn Hwy         5.1   4.9   4.9 |   4.8   4.9    -   |  6  6.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Eagle River at                     |                    |        |
| Glenn Hwy Brdg    4.6   4.3   3.9 |   4.2   4.1    -   |  6  6.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Glacier Creek above                |                    |        |
| Alyeska Road     25.4  25.1  25.1 |  STDY    -     -   | 28 29.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Twentymile River near              |                    |        |
| Seward Hwy        MSG   MSG   MSG |  16.8  16.5    -   | 24 26.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Kenai Peninsula                    |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Sixmile Creek nr                   |                    |        |
| Hope Canyon       9.1   8.8   8.7 |   8.7   8.7    -   | 13 14.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Exit Glacier Stream near           |                    |        |
| Visitors Center  14.4  14.4  13.9 |  STDY    -     -   |  -  -  |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Resurrection River at              |                    |        |
| Exit Glacier Rd  12.0  12.5  12.0 |  11.6  11.5    -   | 17 17.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Grouse Creek above                 |                    |        |
| Seward Hwy        4.5   4.5   4.4 |  STDY    -     -   |  6  8.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Salmon Creek at                    |                    |        |
| Salmon Crk Road   9.3   9.2   9.2 |  STDY    -     -   |  -  -  |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Snow River above                   |                    |        |
| Kenai Lake        8.5   8.9   9.1 |   8.9   8.8    -   | 12 16.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Trail River nr                     |                    |        |
| Lawing            5.6   5.1   4.9 |   4.8   4.7    -   |  9 10.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Kenai River at                     |                    |        |
| Cooper Landing    9.8   9.5   9.4 |   9.4   9.4   9.3  | 12 13.0|
| Skilak Lake      10.4  10.1  10.0 |   9.9   9.8   9.7  | 13 13.0|
| Kenai Keys        MSG   7.7   7.5 |   7.4   7.2   7.1  | 11 11.0|
| Below Killey      MSG   MSG   MSG |   9.6   9.4   9.3  | 12 13.2|
| Soldotna          8.8   8.6   8.5 |   8.4   8.4   8.3  | 12 12.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Ninilchik River at                 |                    |        |
| Ninilchik         MSG   MSG   MSG |  MSG   MSG     -   | 10  9.6|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Anchor River at                    |                    |        |
| South Fk nr Hwy   0.6   0.6   0.5 |   0.5   0.5    -   |  8  8.0|
| Anchor Point     10.3  10.1  10.1 |  10.0  10.0    -   | 14 15.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Matanuska and Susitna Valley       |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Matanuska River at                 |                    |        |
| Mat Glacier       1.9   1.9   1.7 |   FLG    -     -   |  -   - |
| Palmer            7.3   7.8   7.3 |   7.2   6.9    -   |  9  9.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Little Susitna River               |                    |        |
| at Hat Pass brg   6.0   5.9   5.9 |   5.9   5.7    -   |  9 10.0|
| blw Hat Pass brg  3.3   3.1   3.1 |   3.0   2.9    -   |  6  6.5|
| at Parks Highway  5.0   4.9   4.8 |   4.6   4.6    -   |  9 11.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Willow Creek                       |                    |        |
| nr canyon         2.1   2.0   1.9 |   1.9   1.9    -   |  5  5.9|
| at Parks Highway  6.2   5.9   5.9 |   5.8   5.6    -   | 10 10.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Montana Creek                      |                    |        |
| at Parks Highway  5.1   4.9   4.8 |   4.8   4.8    -   |  7  7.3|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Talkeetna River                    |                    |        |
| blw Clear Creek   5.6   5.5   5.1 |   5.4   5.2    -   | 10 12.5|
| At railroad brg   7.4   7.6   7.1 |   6.9   6.8    -   | 10 12.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Moose Creek at                     |                    |        |
| Oil Well Road     MSG  10.9  11.1 |  STDY    -     -   | 13 16.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Kroto Creek at                     |                    |        |
| Oil Well Road     MSG  11.0  11.4 |  STDY    -     -   | 16 18.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Skwentna River at                  |                    |        |
| Skwentna          MSG  35.8   MSG |  35.2  34.8    -   | 41 42.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Lake Creek at                      |                    |        |
| Chelatna Lake     2.3   MSG   MSG |  STDY    -     -   |  3  3.3|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Yentna River at                    |                    |        |
| Lake Creek        MSG   MSG   MSG |  16.1  15.2    -   | 20 20.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Maclaren River at                  |                    |        |
| Denali Hwy        3.4   3.9   3.4 |   3.1   2.9    -   |  6  6.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Chulitna River nr                  |                    |        |
| Talkeetna         MSG   MSG   MSG |   6.0   5.5    -   | 13 19.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Susitna River at                   |                    |        |
| Denali Hwy        MSG   MSG   MSG |   9.5   9.3    -   | 12 12.5|
| Gold Creek        8.9   9.8   9.6 |   9.0   8.6    -   | 12 14.0|
| Parks Highway    16.2  16.8  16.4 |  15.9  15.5    -   | 22 24.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Copper River Basin                 |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Gakona River at                    |                    |        |
| Glenn Highway     4.5   5.4   4.7 |   4.5   4.3    -   |  6 10.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Gulkana River at                   |                    |        |
| Paxson Lake       2.7   2.7   2.7 |   2.6   2.6    -   |  -  4.0|
| Sourdough         6.6   6.7   6.7 |   6.5   6.4    -   | 10 11.0|
| Richardson Hwy    6.4   6.4   6.5 |   6.4   6.2    -   |  9 10.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Little Nelchina at                 |                    |        |
| Glenn Hwy         MSG   MSG   MSG |  STDY    -     -   |  9 10.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Tazlina River at                   |                    |        |
| Richardson Hwy   26.4  26.5  26.3 |  26.0  25.7    -   | 28 31.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Klutina River at                   |                    |        |
| Copper Center    10.8  10.4  10.1 |  10.1  10.1    -   | 12 14.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Tonsina River at                   |                    |        |
| Richardson Hwy    MSG   MSG   MSG |   9.0   9.0    -   | 12 12.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Kennicott River at                 |                    |        |
| McCarthy         20.7  19.7  19.6 |  19.5  19.5    -   | 25 28.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Copper River at                    |                    |        |
| Chitina          15.4  15.6  16.1 |  STDY  STDY    -   |  -   - |
| O`Brien Creek     MSG   MSG   MSG |  STDY  STDY    -   |  -   - |
| Million Dollar Br41.2  38.1  37.8 |   FLG   FLG    -   |  -   - |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Eyak Lake nr                       |                    |        |
| Cordova           0.8   0.3   0.3 |  STDY  STDY    -   |  4  4.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Eyak River at                      |                    |        |
| Copper River Hwy  MSG   MSG   MSG |  STDY  STDY    -   | 22 24.5|
| Eyak River        MSG   MSG   MSG |  STDY  STDY    -   |  5  7.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Southwest Alaska                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Kuskokwim River at                 |                    |        |
| McGrath           MSG  13.1  14.5 |   FLG    -     -   | 21 21.0|
| Lisky`s Crossing 26.6  27.2  28.0 |   RSG   RSG    -   |  -  -  |
| Crooked Creek     5.3   5.6   6.3 |  STDY  STDY    -   | 15 19.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Iliamna River nr                   |                    |        |
| Pedro Bay        56.7  56.7  56.5 |  56.4  56.4    -   | 70 72.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Nuyakuk River near                 |                    |        |
| Dillingham        5.2   4.8   4.7 |  STDY  STDY    -   |  - 12.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Nushagak River at                  |                    |        |
| Ekwok             MSG   MSG   MSG |  STDY  STDY    -   |  - 16.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Bradley River Basin                |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Bradley River                      |                    |        |
| Upper            13.2  12.6  12.8 |  12.8  12.7    -   |  -   - |
| Middle Fork       9.9   9.9   9.9 |   9.8   9.7    -   |  -   - |
| Tidewater         5.3   5.3   5.3 |   5.3   5.3    -   |  -   - |
|                                   |                    |        |
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Note: River stages are in feet.
RSG: Rising tendency   FLG: Falling Tendency     STDY: Little Change
E: Estimated           B-F Stg: Bankfull Stage   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 4 pm Sun Aug 30.


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