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Mendenhall River at Mendenhall Loop Bridge Stage (ft)MNBA2(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (7:31AM Mar 27, 2015)Flood Stage is 11.5 ft
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NOTE: Gauge readings not available during the winter months.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Mendenhall River at Mendenhall Loop Bridge 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: 0
Moderate Flood Stage: 12.5
Flood Stage: 11.5
Action Stage: 10.5
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 13.75 ft on 09/11/1995
(2) 13.07 ft on 07/22/2011
(3) 12.80 ft on 08/18/2009
(4) 12.24 ft on 08/23/2011
(5) 12.03 ft on 09/02/2006
(6) 12.00 ft on 10/20/1998
(7) 11.05 ft on 08/17/2003
(8) 10.60 ft on 08/14/1997
(9) 10.47 ft on 08/22/2000
(10) 10.47 ft on 07/30/2004
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 10.02 ft on 09/08/2013
(2) 12.24 ft on 08/23/2011
(3) 13.07 ft on 07/22/2011
(4) 12.80 ft on 08/18/2009
(5) 10.43 ft on 10/02/2008
(6) 10.34 ft on 07/14/2007
(7) 12.03 ft on 09/02/2006
(8) 10.40 ft on 08/06/2005
(9) 10.47 ft on 07/30/2004
(10) 11.05 ft on 08/17/2003
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Currently none available.
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13 View Drive will be flooded and impassable.
12.5 Some homes along View Drive will have as much as 1.5 ft of water in garages and up to 3 ft in yards. This is moderate flooding.
11.5 The yards and property of houses along View Drive start to become inundated causing minor flooding.
(1) Moderate Flooding along Mendenhall River
(2) Moderate flooding along View drive
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Latitude: 58.404167° N, Longitude: 134.584444° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 11.5 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
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 40.6 ft 53.1 ft  

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8500 Mendenhall Loop Road
Juneau, AK 99801
(907) 790-6802
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