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Eagle River at Glenn Hwy Bridge Stage (ft)ERBA2(plotting HGIRP) Graph Created (12:16AM Mar 31, 2015)ObservedLatest observed value: 3.15 ft at 12:00 PM AKDT 30-Mar-2015. Flood Stage is 6.5 ft
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NOTE: Stage and discharge data do not meet quality standards of USGS gages.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Eagle River at Glenn Hwy Bridge are issued routinely during the warm season, and as needed at other times of the year.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 0
Moderate Flood Stage: 0
Flood Stage: 6.5
Action Stage: 5.8
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 11.00 ft on 09/21/1995
(2) 7.90 ft on 08/06/1992
(3) 7.73 ft on 08/13/1990
(4) 7.53 ft on 08/18/1991
(5) 7.19 ft on 07/08/2009
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 5.75 ft on 08/05/2010
(2) 7.19 ft on 07/08/2009
(3) 5.14 ft on 07/07/2008
(4) 5.70 ft on 08/16/2007
(5) 6.08 ft on 08/20/2006
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Currently none available.
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11 September 21-23, 1995 USGS surveyed area and reported a stage of 11.0 ft and a flow of 10,300 cfs (500 year flood). Some damage to bridges on Fort Richardson.
(1) Upstream
(2) Downstream
(3) Staff gauge
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Latitude: 61.310278° N, Longitude: 149.576944° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NWS stage 0 ft 6.5 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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(gauge height = 0)
(gauge height = flood stage)
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 250 ft 260 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  
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