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Yentna River at Lake Creek Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Forecast: 7.97 ft 4:00PM Oct 24, 2014Forecast: 7.94 ft 10:00PM Oct 24, 2014Forecast: 7.91 ft 4:00AM Oct 25, 2014Forecast: 7.88 ft 10:00AM Oct 25, 2014Forecast: 7.85 ft 4:00PM Oct 25, 2014Forecast: 7.82 ft 10:00PM Oct 25, 2014YLKA2(plotting HGIRV) Graph Created (3:02PM Oct 24, 2014)Forecast (issued 3:59PM Oct 23)Flood Stage is 20.5 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Yentna River at Lake Creek 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:23
Moderate Flood Stage:21.5
Flood Stage:20.5
Action Stage:19

Historical Crests
(1) 22.27 ft on 09/24/2012
(2) 20.90 ft on 08/17/2003
(3) 20.70 ft on 09/04/2013
(4) 20.50 ft on 08/18/2010
(5) 20.40 ft on 08/01/2009
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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23 Major flooding all along the river except for Bentalit and Northwood Lodges (which are actually on Fish Creek). There should be considerable damage to fixed and moveable property.(see hardcopy file for map of resort location)
21.5 McDougal's , King Point, Anglers Inn, Wilderness Place, Lake Creek Lodge, 3-Rivers, and Cottonwood Resorts will have water in a number of cabins with water also encroaching the main lodge buildings.(see hardcopy file for a map of resort locations)
20.5 Anglers Inn & King Point Lodges will have water in several cabins. (This roughly corresponds to a stage of 42.1 at SKW.)(see hardcopy file for a map of resort locations)
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(1) Flooding near gage 20.2ft
(2) Flooding near gage 20.2ft
(3) Flooding at gage 20.2ft
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Latitude: 61.900278° N, Longitude: 150.918056° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 20.5 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(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 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other 0 ft 20.5 ft  
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