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Weather Forecast Office Fairbanks, AK
Alaska Pacific River Forecast Center
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Tabular Data (UTC)
Tabular Data (AKDT)
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NOTE: Automated gauge readings are unavailable, readings taken manually.
Forecasts are not available for the Tanana River at Tanacross. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:
Moderate Flood Stage:
: Preliminary values subject to further review.
Low Water Records
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
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Minor flood stage - minor flooding begins at old village cemetery across river. Several inches of water begin to inundate road at the end of runway. Water likely over bank at other low locations, including the Moon Lake campground about 10 miles to the west. Portions of road along lake will be covered by several inches of water. Camp/picnic site adjacent to the lake will also be flooded and unusable. The main village is unaffected.
Action stage - bankfull near the end of Tanacross runway and across river from village.
About This Location
Latitude: 63.379444° N, Longitude: 143.343611° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84
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(gauge height = 0)
(gauge height = flood stage)
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Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
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Fairbanks Weather Forecast Office
UAF-IARC Bldg. P.O. Box 757345
Fairbanks, AK 99775-7345
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