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Kenai River at Kenai Keys Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 4.87 ft at 9:00AM Oct 16, 2014Observed: 4.66 ft at 9:00AM Oct 17, 2014Observed: 4.62 ft at 9:00AM Oct 18, 2014Observed: 4.59 ft at 9:00AM Oct 19, 2014Observed: 4.48 ft at 9:00AM Oct 20, 2014Observed: 4.47 ft at 9:00AM Oct 21, 2014Observed: 4.42 ft at 9:00AM Oct 22, 2014Observed: 4.41 ft at 10:00AM Oct 23, 2014Observed: 4.4 ft at 9:00AM Oct 24, 2014Highest Forecast: 4.37 ft 10:00AM Oct 25, 2014Forecast: 4.36 ft 4:00PM Oct 25, 2014Forecast: 4.35 ft 10:00PM Oct 25, 2014Forecast: 4.34 ft 4:00AM Oct 26, 2014Forecast: 4.33 ft 10:00AM Oct 26, 2014Forecast: 4.32 ft 4:00PM Oct 26, 2014Forecast: 4.31 ft 10:00PM Oct 26, 2014Forecast: 4.31 ft 4:00AM Oct 27, 2014Forecast: 4.3 ft 10:00AM Oct 27, 2014Forecast: 4.29 ft 4:00PM Oct 27, 2014Forecast: 4.28 ft 10:00PM Oct 27, 2014KEYA2(plotting HGIRV) Graph Created (9:31AM Oct 25, 2014)ObservedForecast (issued 3:59PM Oct 24)Latest observed value: 4.4 ft at 9:00 AM AKDT 24-Oct-2014. Flood Stage is 11 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Kenai River at Kenai Keys are issued routinely during the warm season, and as needed at other times of the year.

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Upstream Gauge - below Skilak Lake Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - below Killey River
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:14
Moderate Flood Stage:12.5
Flood Stage:11
Action Stage:10

Historical Crests
(1) 15.52 ft on 09/24/1995
(2) 14.91 ft on 09/09/1977
(3) 13.65 ft on 09/03/1989
(4) 13.20 ft on 09/26/2012
(5) 12.94 ft on 08/17/1979
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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13.5 Water starts to flow into garages and cabins in the Kenai Keys subdivision. At this level, there will be problems down river in the Big Eddy subdivision as well.
12 Water starts to flow over some of the roads in the Kenai Keys subdivision.
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(1) Downstream
(2) Upstream
(3) Flooding at 11.63ft
(4) Flooding at 11.63ft
(5) Flooding at 11.63ft
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Latitude: 60.481389° N, Longitude: 150.626111° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 11 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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(gauge height = 0)
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other 184 ft 196 ft  
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