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Willow Creek at Parks Highway Stage (ft)Observed: 5.38 ft at 4:00PM Apr 09, 2015Observed: 5.43 ft at 5:00PM Apr 09, 2015Observed: 5.43 ft at 6:00PM Apr 09, 2015Observed: 5.43 ft at 7:00PM Apr 09, 2015Observed: 5.4 ft at 8:00PM Apr 09, 2015Observed: 5.39 ft at 9:00PM Apr 09, 2015Observed: 5.38 ft at 10:00PM Apr 09, 2015Observed: 5.39 ft at 11:00PM Apr 09, 2015Observed: 5.38 ft at 12:00AM Apr 10, 2015Observed: 5.38 ft at 1:00AM Apr 10, 2015Observed: 5.38 ft at 2:00AM Apr 10, 2015Observed: 5.38 ft at 3:00AM Apr 10, 2015Observed: 5.36 ft at 4:00AM Apr 10, 2015Observed: 5.39 ft at 6:00AM Apr 10, 2015Observed: 5.38 ft at 9:00AM Apr 10, 2015Observed: 5.41 ft at 10:00AM Apr 10, 2015Observed: 5.39 ft at 11:00AM Apr 10, 2015Observed: 5.39 ft at 12:00PM Apr 10, 2015Observed: 5.39 ft at 1:00PM Apr 10, 2015Observed: 5.39 ft at 2:00PM Apr 10, 2015Observed: 5.34 ft at 3:00PM Apr 10, 2015Observed: 5.31 ft at 4:00PM Apr 10, 2015Observed: 5.22 ft at 5:00PM Apr 10, 2015Observed: 5.37 ft at 6:00PM Apr 10, 2015Observed: 5.4 ft at 7:00PM Apr 10, 2015Observed: 5.43 ft at 8:00PM Apr 10, 2015Observed: 5.35 ft at 9:00PM Apr 10, 2015Observed: 5.38 ft at 10:00PM Apr 10, 2015Observed: 5.35 ft at 11:00PM Apr 10, 2015Observed: 5.4 ft at 12:00AM Apr 11, 2015Observed: 5.39 ft at 1:00AM Apr 11, 2015Observed: 5.39 ft at 2:00AM Apr 11, 2015Observed: 5.36 ft at 3:00AM Apr 11, 2015Observed: 5.38 ft at 4:00AM Apr 11, 2015Observed: 5.37 ft at 5:00AM Apr 11, 2015Observed: 5.35 ft at 6:00AM Apr 11, 2015Observed: 5.36 ft at 7:00AM Apr 11, 2015Observed: 5.35 ft at 8:00AM Apr 11, 2015Observed: 5.39 ft at 9:00AM Apr 11, 2015Observed: 5.39 ft at 10:00AM Apr 11, 2015Observed: 5.39 ft at 11:00AM Apr 11, 2015Observed: 5.39 ft at 12:00PM Apr 11, 2015Observed: 5.39 ft at 1:00PM Apr 11, 2015Observed: 5.36 ft at 2:00PM Apr 11, 2015Observed: 5.31 ft at 3:00PM Apr 11, 2015Observed: 5.36 ft at 4:00PM Apr 11, 2015Observed: 5.39 ft at 5:00PM Apr 11, 2015Observed: 5.4 ft at 6:00PM Apr 11, 2015Observed: 5.4 ft at 7:00PM Apr 11, 2015Observed: 5.42 ft at 8:00PM Apr 11, 2015Observed: 5.39 ft at 9:00PM Apr 11, 2015Observed: 5.43 ft at 10:00PM Apr 11, 2015Observed: 5.41 ft at 11:00PM Apr 11, 2015Observed: 5.44 ft at 12:00AM Apr 12, 2015Observed: 5.4 ft at 1:00AM Apr 12, 2015Observed: 5.41 ft at 2:00AM Apr 12, 2015Observed: 5.39 ft at 3:00AM Apr 12, 2015Observed: 5.39 ft at 4:00AM Apr 12, 2015Observed: 5.37 ft at 5:00AM Apr 12, 2015Observed: 5.36 ft at 6:00AM Apr 12, 2015Observed: 5.36 ft at 7:00AM Apr 12, 2015Observed: 5.35 ft at 8:00AM Apr 12, 2015Observed: 5.38 ft at 9:00AM Apr 12, 2015Observed: 5.36 ft at 10:00AM Apr 12, 2015Observed: 5.39 ft at 11:00AM Apr 12, 2015Observed: 5.39 ft at 12:00PM Apr 12, 2015Observed: 5.38 ft at 1:00PM Apr 12, 2015Observed: 5.31 ft at 2:00PM Apr 12, 2015Observed: 5.33 ft at 3:00PM Apr 12, 2015Observed: 5.38 ft at 4:00PM Apr 12, 2015Observed: 5.37 ft at 5:00PM Apr 12, 2015Observed: 5.39 ft at 6:00PM Apr 12, 2015Observed: 5.33 ft at 7:00PM Apr 12, 2015Observed: 5.37 ft at 8:00PM Apr 12, 2015Observed: 5.39 ft at 9:00PM Apr 12, 2015Observed: 5.38 ft at 10:00PM Apr 12, 2015Observed: 5.39 ft at 11:00PM Apr 12, 2015Observed: 5.39 ft at 12:00AM Apr 13, 2015Observed: 5.37 ft at 1:00AM Apr 13, 2015Observed: 5.37 ft at 2:00AM Apr 13, 2015Observed: 5.36 ft at 3:00AM Apr 13, 2015Observed: 5.36 ft at 4:00AM Apr 13, 2015Observed: 5.37 ft at 6:00AM Apr 13, 2015Observed: 5.36 ft at 7:00AM Apr 13, 2015Observed: 5.34 ft at 8:00AM Apr 13, 2015Observed: 5.34 ft at 9:00AM Apr 13, 2015Observed: 5.38 ft at 10:00AM Apr 13, 2015Observed: 5.33 ft at 11:00AM Apr 13, 2015Observed: 5.34 ft at 12:00PM Apr 13, 2015Observed: 5.34 ft at 1:00PM Apr 13, 2015Observed: 5.28 ft at 2:00PM Apr 13, 2015Observed: 5.27 ft at 3:00PM Apr 13, 2015Observed: 5.19 ft at 4:00PM Apr 13, 2015Observed: 5.18 ft at 5:00PM Apr 13, 2015Observed: 5.09 ft at 6:00PM Apr 13, 2015Observed: 5.16 ft at 7:00PM Apr 13, 2015Observed: 5.16 ft at 8:00PM Apr 13, 2015Observed: 5.22 ft at 9:00PM Apr 13, 2015Observed: 5.28 ft at 10:00PM Apr 13, 2015Observed: 5.29 ft at 11:00PM Apr 13, 2015Observed: 5.29 ft at 12:00AM Apr 14, 2015Observed: 5.29 ft at 1:00AM Apr 14, 2015Observed: 5.31 ft at 2:00AM Apr 14, 2015Observed: 5.33 ft at 3:00AM Apr 14, 2015Observed: 5.37 ft at 4:00AM Apr 14, 2015Observed: 5.42 ft at 5:00AM Apr 14, 2015Observed: 5.45 ft at 6:00AM Apr 14, 2015Observed: 5.49 ft at 7:00AM Apr 14, 2015Observed: 5.53 ft at 8:00AM Apr 14, 2015Observed: 5.54 ft at 9:00AM Apr 14, 2015Observed: 5.45 ft at 10:00AM Apr 14, 2015Observed: 5.39 ft at 11:00AM Apr 14, 2015Observed: 5.39 ft at 12:00PM Apr 14, 2015Observed: 5.35 ft at 1:00PM Apr 14, 2015Observed: 5.33 ft at 2:00PM Apr 14, 2015Observed: 5.29 ft at 3:00PM Apr 14, 2015Observed: 5.32 ft at 4:00PM Apr 14, 2015Observed: 5.34 ft at 5:00PM Apr 14, 2015Observed: 5.29 ft at 6:00PM Apr 14, 2015Observed: 5.36 ft at 7:00PM Apr 14, 2015Observed: 5.33 ft at 8:00PM Apr 14, 2015Observed: 5.29 ft at 9:00PM Apr 14, 2015Observed: 5.33 ft at 10:00PM Apr 14, 2015Observed: 5.33 ft at 11:00PM Apr 14, 2015Observed: 5.32 ft at 12:00AM Apr 15, 2015Observed: 5.29 ft at 1:00AM Apr 15, 2015Observed: 5.3 ft at 2:00AM Apr 15, 2015Observed: 5.31 ft at 3:00AM Apr 15, 2015Observed: 5.31 ft at 4:00AM Apr 15, 2015Observed: 5.32 ft at 5:00AM Apr 15, 2015Observed: 5.31 ft at 6:00AM Apr 15, 2015Observed: 5.31 ft at 7:00AM Apr 15, 2015Observed: 5.29 ft at 8:00AM Apr 15, 2015Observed: 5.31 ft at 9:00AM Apr 15, 2015Observed: 5.3 ft at 10:00AM Apr 15, 2015Observed: 5.29 ft at 11:00AM Apr 15, 2015Observed: 5.29 ft at 12:00PM Apr 15, 2015Observed: 5.29 ft at 1:00PM Apr 15, 2015Observed: 5.29 ft at 2:00PM Apr 15, 2015Observed: 5.29 ft at 3:00PM Apr 15, 2015Observed: 5.28 ft at 4:00PM Apr 15, 2015Observed: 5.25 ft at 5:00PM Apr 15, 2015Observed: 5.28 ft at 6:00PM Apr 15, 2015Observed: 5.3 ft at 7:00PM Apr 15, 2015Observed: 5.33 ft at 8:00PM Apr 15, 2015Observed: 5.31 ft at 9:00PM Apr 15, 2015Observed: 5.31 ft at 10:00PM Apr 15, 2015Observed: 5.33 ft at 11:00PM Apr 15, 2015Observed: 5.29 ft at 12:00AM Apr 16, 2015Observed: 5.28 ft at 1:00AM Apr 16, 2015Observed: 5.31 ft at 2:00AM Apr 16, 2015Observed: 5.31 ft at 3:00AM Apr 16, 2015Observed: 5.33 ft at 4:00AM Apr 16, 2015Observed: 5.31 ft at 5:00AM Apr 16, 2015Observed: 5.32 ft at 6:00AM Apr 16, 2015Observed: 5.33 ft at 7:00AM Apr 16, 2015Observed: 5.33 ft at 8:00AM Apr 16, 2015Observed: 5.34 ft at 9:00AM Apr 16, 2015Observed: 5.34 ft at 10:00AM Apr 16, 2015Observed: 5.33 ft at 11:00AM Apr 16, 2015Observed: 5.34 ft at 12:00PM Apr 16, 2015Observed: 5.3 ft at 1:00PM Apr 16, 2015Observed: 5.33 ft at 2:00PM Apr 16, 2015Observed: 5.34 ft at 3:00PM Apr 16, 2015Observed: 5.38 ft at 4:00PM Apr 16, 2015Observed: 5.37 ft at 5:00PM Apr 16, 2015Observed: 5.38 ft at 6:00PM Apr 16, 2015Observed: 5.39 ft at 7:00PM Apr 16, 2015Observed: 5.4 ft at 8:00PM Apr 16, 2015Observed: 5.42 ft at 9:00PM Apr 16, 2015Observed: 5.41 ft at 10:00PM Apr 16, 2015Observed: 5.43 ft at 11:00PM Apr 16, 2015Observed: 5.45 ft at 12:00AM Apr 17, 2015Observed: 5.44 ft at 1:00AM Apr 17, 2015Observed: 5.43 ft at 2:00AM Apr 17, 2015Observed: 5.5 ft at 3:00AM Apr 17, 2015Observed: 5.43 ft at 4:00AM Apr 17, 2015Observed: 5.42 ft at 5:00AM Apr 17, 2015Observed: 5.47 ft at 6:00AM Apr 17, 2015Observed: 5.43 ft at 7:00AM Apr 17, 2015Observed: 5.44 ft at 8:00AM Apr 17, 2015Observed: 5.45 ft at 9:00AM Apr 17, 2015Observed: 5.44 ft at 10:00AM Apr 17, 2015Observed: 5.43 ft at 11:00AM Apr 17, 2015Observed: 5.43 ft at 12:00PM Apr 17, 2015Observed: 5.4 ft at 1:00PM Apr 17, 2015Observed: 5.38 ft at 2:00PM Apr 17, 2015Observed: 5.4 ft at 3:00PM Apr 17, 2015Observed: 5.35 ft at 4:00PM Apr 17, 2015Observed: 5.33 ft at 5:00PM Apr 17, 2015Observed: 5.4 ft at 6:00PM Apr 17, 2015Observed: 5.44 ft at 7:00PM Apr 17, 2015Observed: 5.45 ft at 8:00PM Apr 17, 2015Observed: 5.47 ft at 9:00PM Apr 17, 2015Observed: 5.49 ft at 10:00PM Apr 17, 2015Observed: 5.5 ft at 11:00PM Apr 17, 2015Observed: 5.5 ft at 12:00AM Apr 18, 2015Observed: 5.53 ft at 1:00AM Apr 18, 2015Observed: 5.49 ft at 2:00AM Apr 18, 2015Observed: 5.5 ft at 3:00AM Apr 18, 2015Observed: 5.5 ft at 4:00AM Apr 18, 2015Observed: 5.49 ft at 5:00AM Apr 18, 2015Observed: 5.46 ft at 6:00AM Apr 18, 2015Observed: 5.47 ft at 7:00AM Apr 18, 2015Observed: 5.47 ft at 8:00AM Apr 18, 2015Observed: 5.48 ft at 9:00AM Apr 18, 2015Observed: 5.47 ft at 10:00AM Apr 18, 2015Observed: 5.45 ft at 11:00AM Apr 18, 2015Observed: 5.43 ft at 12:00PM Apr 18, 2015Observed: 5.43 ft at 1:00PM Apr 18, 2015Observed: 5.43 ft at 2:00PM Apr 18, 2015Observed: 5.43 ft at 3:00PM Apr 18, 2015Observed: 5.47 ft at 4:00PM Apr 18, 2015Observed: 5.49 ft at 5:00PM Apr 18, 2015Observed: 5.53 ft at 6:00PM Apr 18, 2015Observed: 5.53 ft at 7:00PM Apr 18, 2015Observed: 5.55 ft at 8:00PM Apr 18, 2015Observed: 5.6 ft at 9:00PM Apr 18, 2015Observed: 5.67 ft at 10:00PM Apr 18, 2015Observed: 5.64 ft at 11:00PM Apr 18, 2015Observed: 5.74 ft at 12:00AM Apr 19, 2015Observed: 5.74 ft at 1:00AM Apr 19, 2015Highest Observation: 5.78 ft at 2:00AM Apr 19, 2015Observed: 5.76 ft at 3:00AM Apr 19, 2015Observed: 5.75 ft at 4:00AM Apr 19, 2015Observed: 5.74 ft at 5:00AM Apr 19, 2015Observed: 5.74 ft at 6:00AM Apr 19, 2015Observed: 5.74 ft at 7:00AM Apr 19, 2015Observed: 5.74 ft at 8:00AM Apr 19, 2015Observed: 5.74 ft at 9:00AM Apr 19, 2015Highest Observation: 5.78 ft at 10:00AM Apr 19, 2015WILA2(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (11:01AM Apr 19, 2015)ObservedLatest observed value: 5.78 ft at 10:00 AM AKDT 19-Apr-2015. Flood Stage is 10 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Willow Creek at Parks Highway 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: 12.5
Moderate Flood Stage: 11.5
Flood Stage: 10
Action Stage: 9
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 13.86 ft on 10/11/1986
(2) 12.96 ft on 08/19/2006
(3) 11.08 ft on 09/11/1975
(4) 11.02 ft on 07/28/1980
(5) 10.80 ft on 10/01/2004
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 9.55 ft on 08/09/2011
(2) 8.16 ft on 07/21/2010
(3) 8.30 ft on 05/28/2009
(4) 8.62 ft on 07/24/2008
(5) 8.08 ft on 09/09/2007
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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12.9 PIONEER LODGE FLOODS.
10.5 SIGNIFICANT OVERLAND FLOW UPSTREAM OF PARKS HIGHWAY BRIDGE. JOHNSON DRIVE AND ADJACENT ROADS ON SOUTH SIDE OF RIVER ARE INNUNDATED AND IMPASSABLE.
9 High water level -- Class IV whitewater in Willow Creek canyon
8.3 Medium water level -- Class IV whitewater in Willow Creek canyon
7.5 Low water level -- Class III whitewater in Willow Creek canyon
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Latitude: 61.766667° N, Longitude: 150.066667° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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NWS stage 0 ft 10 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
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Elevation information source
NAVD88 144.56 ft 154.56 ft 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 Not Available Not Available  
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