Skip Navigation Link weather.gov  
NOAA logo - Click to go to the NOAA homepage National Weather Service NWS logo - Click to go to the NWS homepage
Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service
Image background of Navigation bar Left
Bookmark and Share Navigation Bar End Cap

  
 
Hydrograph River at a Glance Download
Willow Creek at Parks Highway Stage (ft)WILA2(plotting HGIRV) Graph Created (1:46AM Apr 19, 2014)Flood Stage is 10 ft
Printable Image
About this graph
Tabular Data (UTC)
Tabular Data (AKD)
XML Data
RSS Files
Datum: Not Available
Metadata
NOTE: Gauge readings not available during the winter months.

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.

Return to Area Map
 
Upstream Gauge - near Willow Upstream Gauge
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:12.5
Moderate Flood Stage:11.5
Flood Stage:10
Action Stage:9

Historical 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
Show More Historical Crests

Low Water Records
Zoom Level: 8
Gauge Location
Disclaimer
Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
 
Flood Impacts & Photos Collapse
If you notice any errors in the below information, please contact our Webmaster
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
Photos
(1) Downstream
(2) Gage
(3) Upstream
About This Location Collapse

Latitude: 61.766667° N, Longitude: 150.066667° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 10 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
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  
Additional Information Collapse
30 Day Graphs
Resources Collapse
Hydrologic Resources Additional Resources
Collaborative Agencies Collapse
The National Weather Service prepares its forecasts and other services in collaboration with agencies like the US Geological Survey, US Bureau of Reclamation, US Army Corps of Engineers, Natural Resource Conservation Service, National Park Service, ALERT Users Group, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and many state and local emergency managers across the country. For details, please click here.
NWS Information
National Weather Service
Anchorage Weather Forecast Office
6930 Sand Lake Road
Anchorage, AK 99502
(907) 266-5102
Ask Questions/Webmaster
Page last modified: 8-Apr-2014 4:34 AM
Disclaimer
Credits
Glossary
Privacy Policy
About Us
Career Opportunities