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RIVER SUMMARY AND FORECAST FOR SOUTHCENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST ALASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
400 PM AKDT Fri Sep 22 2017

Sites expected to be near or above flood stage: The Kenai River at Cooper
Landing is expected to go into minor flood this evening. Snow River will remain
bankfull through the weekend.


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|              10AM OBSERVED STAGES |10AM FORECAST STAGES| B-F FLD|
|Location        Lst Wk - Yda -Today|  Sat   Sun    Mon  | Stg Stg|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|Anchorage Area                     |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Campbell Creek at                  |                    |        |
| S Fork in Canyon  2.9   2.7   3.0 |   3.1   3.1    -   |  4  4.3|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Chester Creek at                   |                    |        |
| Arctic Blvd       2.3   2.5   2.7 |   2.6   2.7    -   |  4  4.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Ship Creek above                   |                    |        |
| Glenn Hwy         5.1   5.1   5.3 |   5.3   5.4    -   |  6  6.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Eagle River at                     |                    |        |
| Glenn Hwy Brdg    3.4   3.2   3.3 |   3.4   3.5    -   |  6  6.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Glacier Creek above                |                    |        |
| Alyeska Road     25.0  25.0  25.2 |   RSG    -     -   | 28 29.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Twentymile River near              |                    |        |
| Seward Hwy        MSG   MSG   MSG |  18.2  19.0    -   | 24 26.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Kenai Peninsula                    |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Sixmile Creek nr                   |                    |        |
| Hope Canyon       9.4   9.5   9.7 |  10.1  10.9    -   | 13 14.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Exit Glacier Stream near           |                    |        |
| Visitors Center   MSG   MSG   MSG |   RSG    -     -   |  -  -  |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Resurrection River at              |                    |        |
| Exit Glacier Rd  14.4  12.5  12.6 |  13.0  14.7    -   | 17 17.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Grouse Creek above                 |                    |        |
| Seward Hwy        5.3   5.1   5.1 |   RSG    -     -   |  6  8.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Salmon Creek at                    |                    |        |
| Salmon Crk Road  10.8   9.6   9.5 |   RSG    -     -   |  -  -  |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Snow River above                   |                    |        |
| Kenai Lake        8.9  12.1  13.3 |   7.6   8.9    -   | 12 16.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Trail River nr                     |                    |        |
| Lawing            5.5   5.6   5.5 |   5.9   7.3    -   |  9 10.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Kenai River at                     |                    |        |
| Cooper Landing   10.5  11.4  12.4 |  13.1  12.3  12.4  | 12 13.0|
| Skilak Lake      11.2  11.0  11.0 |  11.3  11.6  11.9  | 13 13.0|
| Kenai Keys        8.7   8.4   8.6 |   8.8   9.2   9.6  | 11 11.0|
| Below Killey      MSG   MSG   MSG |  10.7  11.0  11.4  | 12 13.2|
| Soldotna          9.4   9.1   9.2 |   9.4   9.7  10.1  | 12 12.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Ninilchik River at                 |                    |        |
| Ninilchik         4.9   4.9   5.4 |   5.7   6.3    -   | 10  11 |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Anchor River at                    |                    |        |
| South Fk nr Hwy   1.2   1.1   1.4 |   1.8   2.2    -   |  8  8.0|
| Anchor Point     11.0  10.8  11.2 |  12.1  12.9    -   | 14 15.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Matanuska and Susitna Valley       |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Matanuska River at                 |                    |        |
| Mat Glacier       1.0   0.9   0.9 |   RSG    -     -   |  -  -  |
| Palmer            7.2   7.1   7.1 |   7.4   7.3    -   | MS  MS|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Little Susitna River               |                    |        |
| blw Hat Pass brg  3.2   2.9   3.1 |   3.6   3.6    -   |  6  6.5|
| at Parks Highway  5.2   4.9   5.0 |   6.1   6.7    -   |  9 11.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Willow Creek                       |                    |        |
| nr canyon         2.6   2.3   2.6 |   3.4   3.5    -   |  5  5.9|
| at Parks Highway  6.7   6.3   6.7 |   8.0   8.2    -   | 10 10.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Montana Creek                      |                    |        |
| at Parks Highway  5.5   5.3   5.7 |   6.0   5.7    -   |  7  7.3|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Talkeetna River                    |                    |        |
| blw Clear Creek   5.4   4.9   5.4 |   6.8   7.3    -   | 10 12.5|
| at railroad brg   7.5   6.1   6.6 |   8.1   8.6    -   | 10 12.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Moose Creek at                     |                    |        |
| Oil Well Road    12.9  11.6  12.6 |   RSG    -     -   | 13 16.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Kroto Creek at                     |                    |        |
| Oil Well Road    11.7  11.0  11.6 |   RSG    -     -   | 16 18.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Skwentna River at                  |                    |        |
| Skwentna         36.5  35.7  35.9 |  36.9  37.6    -   | 41 42.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Lake Creek at                      |                    |        |
| Chelatna Lake     MSG   MSG   MSG |   RSG    -     -   |  3  3.3|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Yentna River at                    |                    |        |
| Lake Creek       19.1  14.8  15.0 |  16.1  17.1    -   | 20 20.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Maclaren River at                  |                    |        |
| Denali Hwy        2.8   2.7   2.8 |   3.0   3.1    -   |  6  6.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Chulitna River nr                  |                    |        |
| Talkeetna         MSG   MSG   MSG |   4.3   4.8    -   | 13 19.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Susitna River at                   |                    |        |
| Denali Hwy        9.3   9.0   9.0 |   9.0   9.0    -   | 12 12.5|
| Gold Creek        8.4   8.0   8.3 |   8.6   9.1    -   | 12 14.0|
| Parks Highway    17.2  15.3  15.6 |  16.6  17.3    -   | 22 24.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Copper River Basin                 |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Gakona River at                    |                    |        |
| Glenn Highway     3.7   3.7   3.7 |   3.8   3.9    -   |  6 10.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Gulkana River at                   |                    |        |
| Paxson Lake       2.5   2.4   2.5 |   2.6   2.7    -   |  -  4.0|
| Sourdough         6.2   6.0   6.1 |   6.2   6.6    -   | 10 11.0|
| Richardson Hwy    6.0   5.9   5.9 |   5.9   6.1    -   |  9 10.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Little Nelchina at                 |                    |        |
| Glenn Hwy         MSG   MSG   MSG |   RSG    -     -   |  9 10.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Tazlina River at                   |                    |        |
| Richardson Hwy   25.0  24.4  24.4 |  24.3  24.3    -   | 28 31.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Klutina River at                   |                    |        |
| Copper Center    10.4  10.2  10.1 |  10.2  10.3    -   | 12 14.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Tonsina River at                   |                    |        |
| Richardson Hwy    9.0   8.7   8.6 |   8.8   9.0    -   | 12 12.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Kennicott River at                 |                    |        |
| McCarthy   1340.7  1340.4  1340.7 | 1340.5   MSG  -  |1347 1350|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Copper River at                    |                    |        |
| Chitina          13.2  16.6  12.6 |   RSG   RSG    -   |  -  -  |
| O`Brien Creek     MSG   MSG   MSG |   RSG   RSG    -   |  -  -  |
| Million Dollar133.3  131.4  131.5 |   RSG   RSG    -   |  -  -  |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Eyak Lake nr                       |                    |        |
| Cordova           0.9   0.6   0.6 |   RSG   RSG    -   |  4  4.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Eyak River at                      |                    |        |
| Copper River Hwy 19.2  18.2  18.4 |   RSG   RSG    -   | 22 24.5|
| Eyak River        MSG   MSG   MSG |   RSG   RSG    -   |  5  7.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Southwest Alaska                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Kuskokwim River at                 |                    |        |
| McGrath          10.9   MSG   MSG |  10.2  10.1    -   | 21 21.0|
| Lisky`s Crossing 27.0  27.6  27.4 |  27.3  27.3    -   |  |
| Crooked Creek     6.7   7.3   7.1 |   7.0   7.2    -   | MS 19.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Iliamna River nr                   |                    |        |
| Pedro Bay        62.6  58.3  58.9 |  60.3  61.5    -   | 70 71.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Nuyakuk River near                 |                    |        |
| Dillingham        5.6   6.0   5.9 |  STDY  STDY    -   |  - 12.0|
|                                   |                    |        |
|Nushagak River at                  |                    |        |
| Ekwok             MSG   1.8   1.7 |   RSG   RSG    -   |  - 16.5|
|                                   |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Bradley River Basin                |                    |        |
|                                   |                    |        |
|Bradley River                      |                    |        |
| Upper            12.2  11.1  11.4 |  11.4  11.4    -   |  -  -  |
| Middle Fork      10.0  10.0  10.0 |  10.0  10.1    -   |  -  -  |
| Tidewater         5.5   MSG   MSG |   5.4   6.5    -   |  -  -  |
|                                   |                    |        |
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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 Sat Sep 23.


$$
JEC



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