764  
FGAK48 PACR 230008  
RVRAK  
AKZ025-101-111-121-141-145-222-224>225--  
 
RECREATIONAL RIVER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK  
ALASKA-PACIFIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER  
5 PM AKDT MON MAY 22 2017  
 
   
..RECREATIONAL RIVER STATEMENT FOR ALASKA
 
 
---KENAI PENINSULA------------------------------------------------|  
RIVER RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS | MON | OUTLOOK |  
AND LOCATION THU FRI SAT SUN | 05/22 | TUE WED |  
10AM 10AM 10AM 10AM | 10AM |10AM 10AM |  
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|  
KENAI RIVER AT COOPER LANDING | | |  
COOA2 8.3 8.4 8.5 8.4 | 8.5 | 8.6 8.6 |  
FLOWS IN CFS 2600 2600 2700 2700 | 2800 | 2800 2900 |  
KENAI RIVER BELOW SKILAK LAKE | | |  
SKLA2 7.3 7.3 7.4 7.5 | 7.6 | 7.6 7.7 |  
ANCHOR RIVER AT THE HIGHWAY | | |  
APTA2 1.5 1.4 1.3 1.6 | 1.9 | 1.6 1.6 |  
NINILCHIK RIVER AT NINILCHIK | | |  
NINA2 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.9 | 5.2 | 5.1 4.9 |  
SIXMILE CREEK NEAR HOPE | | |  
SIXA2 9.9 9.8 9.7 9.8 | 9.8 | 9.7 9.7 |  
FLOWS IN CFS 1330 1210 1120 1160 | 1220 | 1090 1060 |  
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|  
---ANCHORAGE AND THE MATANUSKA AND SUSITNA VALLEYS----------------|  
RIVER RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS | MON | OUTLOOK |  
AND LOCATION THU FRI SAT SUN | 05/22 | TUE WED |  
10AM 10AM 10AM 10AM | 10AM |10AM 10AM |  
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|  
SHIP CREEK NEAR ANCHORAGE | | |  
SHIA2 5.2 5.4 5.3 5.2 | 5.5 | 5.3 5.3 |  
EAGLE RIVER AT GLENN HIGHWAY | | |  
ERBA2 MSG MSG MSG MSG | MSG | 3.7 3.7 |  
SUSITNA RIVER AT SUNSHINE | | |  
SUNA2 15.4 15.1 14.8 14.5 | 14.4 | 14.6 14.6 |  
TALKEETNA RIVER AT TALKEETNA | | |  
TKTA2 6.1 5.7 5.4 5.2 | 5.2 | 5.2 5.3 |  
WILLOW CREEK AT PARKS HIGHWAY | | |  
WILA2 6.4 6.5 6.3 6.3 | 6.5 | 6.6 6.5 |  
WILLOW CREEK AT THE CANYON | | |  
WLWA2 2.4 2.3 2.2 2.2 | 2.5 | 2.4 2.4 |  
FLOWS IN CFS 480 440 380 400 | 550 | 500 480 |  
LITTLE SU (NWS DAILY) AT HATCHER PASS BRG | | |  
LSOA2 5.8 MSG 5.6 5.6 | 5.7 | MSG MSG |  
LITTLE SU (USGS HOURLY) BELOW HP BRG | | |  
LSUA2 2.8 2.7 2.6 2.6 | 2.7 | 2.7 2.7 |  
FLOWS IN CFS 140 110 100 100 | 130 | 120 120 |  
MATANUSKA RIVER NR MATANUSKA GLACIER | | |  
MAGA2 0.9 0.6 0.4 0.5 | 0.6 | - - |  
MATANUSKA RIVER AT MATANUSKA | | |  
MATA2 5.9 5.6 5.4 5.5 | 5.5 | - - |  
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|  
---COPPER RIVER BASIN---------------------------------------------|  
RIVER RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS | MON | OUTLOOK |  
AND LOCATION THU FRI SAT SUN | 05/22 | TUE WED |  
10AM 10AM 10AM 10AM | 10AM |10AM 10AM |  
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|  
GAKONA RIVER AT GAKONA | | |  
GAKA2 4.6 4.3 4.1 4.0 | 4.0 | 4.0 4.2 |  
GULKANA RIVER AT SOURDOUGH | | |  
GRSA2 7.5 7.2 7.0 6.8 | 6.8 | 6.9 7.1 |  
GULKANA RIVER AT GULKANA | | |  
GULA2 7.2 7.0 6.7 6.6 | 6.6 | 6.6 6.8 |  
TONSINA RIVER AT THE HIGHWAY | | |  
TONA2 7.6 7.8 7.8 8.2 | 8.2 | 8.5 8.6 |  
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|  
---TANANA AND FORTYMILE RIVER BASINS------------------------------|  
RIVER RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS | MON | OUTLOOK |  
AND LOCATION THU FRI SAT SUN | 05/22 | TUE WED |  
10AM 10AM 10AM 10AM | 10AM |10AM 10AM |  
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|  
FORTYMILE RIVER | | |  
FMRA2 79.7 78.2 77.6 76.4 | 75.6 | MSG MSG |  
SALCHA RIVER AT HIGHWAY | | |  
SALA2 9.9 9.4 8.8 8.3 | 8.0 | 7.9 8.0 |  
CHENA RIVER AT TWO RIVERS | | |  
UCHA2 16.9 16.6 16.4 16.2 | 16.1 | 16.2 16.4 |  
CHATANIKA RIVER AT STEESE HIGHWAY | | |  
CRSA2 8.7 8.6 8.4 8.3 | 8.3 | 8.9 9.0 |  
CHATANIKA RIVER AT ELLIOTT HIGHWAY | | |  
CHAA2 MSG 7.3 7.2 7.1 | 6.9 | 7.1 7.6 |  
NENANA RIVER AT HEALY | | |  
HNRA2 MSG MSG MSG MSG | MSG | 10.0 9.9 |  
------------------------------------------------------------------|  
|  
---SOUTHEAST ALASKA-----------------------------------------------|  
RIVER RECENT STAGES AND FLOWS | MON | OUTLOOK |  
AND LOCATION THU FRI SAT SUN | 05/22 | TUE WED |  
10AM 10AM 10AM 10AM | 10AM |10AM 10AM |  
---------------------------------------------|-------|------------|  
MENDENHALL LAKE | | |  
MNDA2 3.3 3.5 3.6 4.2 | 5.0 | 5.1 5.6 |  
FLOWS IN CFS 900 1000 1100 1800 | 2700 | 2800 3600 |  
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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 MAY 23.  
 

 
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