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
Talkeetna River at Railroad Bridge Stage (ft)Highest Observation: 6.79 ft at 10:00PM Sep 17, 2021Observed: 6.75 ft at 11:00PM Sep 17, 2021Observed: 6.76 ft at 12:00AM Sep 18, 2021Observed: 6.72 ft at 1:00AM Sep 18, 2021Observed: 6.71 ft at 2:00AM Sep 18, 2021Observed: 6.74 ft at 3:00AM Sep 18, 2021Observed: 6.66 ft at 5:00AM Sep 18, 2021Observed: 6.68 ft at 6:00AM Sep 18, 2021Observed: 6.68 ft at 8:00AM Sep 18, 2021Observed: 6.69 ft at 9:00AM Sep 18, 2021Observed: 6.67 ft at 10:00AM Sep 18, 2021Observed: 6.62 ft at 11:00AM Sep 18, 2021Observed: 6.5 ft at 12:00PM Sep 18, 2021Observed: 6.47 ft at 1:00PM Sep 18, 2021Observed: 6.43 ft at 2:00PM Sep 18, 2021Observed: 6.4 ft at 3:00PM Sep 18, 2021Observed: 6.36 ft at 4:00PM Sep 18, 2021Observed: 6.3 ft at 5:00PM Sep 18, 2021Observed: 6.36 ft at 6:00PM Sep 18, 2021Observed: 6.52 ft at 7:00PM Sep 18, 2021Observed: 6.47 ft at 8:00PM Sep 18, 2021Observed: 6.41 ft at 9:00PM Sep 18, 2021Observed: 6.5 ft at 10:00PM Sep 18, 2021Observed: 6.45 ft at 11:00PM Sep 18, 2021Observed: 6.51 ft at 12:00AM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 6.42 ft at 1:00AM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 6.45 ft at 2:00AM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 6.42 ft at 3:00AM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 6.41 ft at 5:03AM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 6.45 ft at 6:00AM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 6.44 ft at 7:00AM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 6.36 ft at 10:01AM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 6.36 ft at 11:02AM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 6.36 ft at 12:03PM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 6.36 ft at 1:02PM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 6.36 ft at 2:02PM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 6.36 ft at 3:02PM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 6.09 ft at 4:02PM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 6 ft at 5:02PM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 6.08 ft at 7:04PM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 6.08 ft at 8:02PM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 6.18 ft at 9:02PM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 6.21 ft at 10:02PM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 6.23 ft at 11:00PM Sep 19, 2021Observed: 6.23 ft at 12:02AM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 6.16 ft at 1:02AM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 6.28 ft at 2:03AM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 6.28 ft at 3:03AM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 6.28 ft at 5:02AM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 6.19 ft at 6:02AM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 6.18 ft at 7:02AM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 6.22 ft at 8:02AM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 6.17 ft at 9:02AM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 6.15 ft at 10:02AM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 6.11 ft at 11:02AM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 6.11 ft at 12:02PM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 6.15 ft at 1:02PM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 6.15 ft at 2:02PM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 6.16 ft at 3:02PM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 6.16 ft at 4:01PM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 6.08 ft at 5:02PM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 6.1 ft at 7:01PM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 6.14 ft at 8:02PM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 6.11 ft at 9:01PM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 6.11 ft at 10:01PM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 6.08 ft at 11:01PM Sep 20, 2021Observed: 6.08 ft at 12:01AM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 6.08 ft at 1:01AM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 6.09 ft at 2:01AM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 6.13 ft at 3:01AM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 6.09 ft at 4:01AM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 6.08 ft at 5:01AM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 6.09 ft at 6:01AM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 6.08 ft at 8:01AM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 6.06 ft at 9:01AM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 6.03 ft at 10:02AM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 6.07 ft at 11:01AM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 6.03 ft at 12:01PM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 5.97 ft at 1:01PM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 5.97 ft at 2:01PM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 5.97 ft at 3:01PM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 5.95 ft at 4:01PM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 5.92 ft at 5:00PM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 5.93 ft at 6:00PM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 5.93 ft at 7:01PM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 5.87 ft at 8:00PM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 5.87 ft at 8:01PM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 5.85 ft at 10:01PM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 5.84 ft at 11:01PM Sep 21, 2021Observed: 5.81 ft at 12:00AM Sep 22, 2021Observed: 5.82 ft at 12:01AM Sep 22, 2021Observed: 5.88 ft at 2:00AM Sep 22, 2021Observed: 5.84 ft at 2:01AM Sep 22, 2021Observed: 5.88 ft at 3:00AM Sep 22, 2021Observed: 5.82 ft at 4:00AM Sep 22, 2021Observed: 5.71 ft at 5:00AM Sep 22, 2021Observed: 5.77 ft at 7:00AM Sep 22, 2021Observed: 5.89 ft at 7:01AM Sep 22, 2021Observed: 5.81 ft at 8:00AM Sep 22, 2021Observed: 5.86 ft at 9:00AM Sep 22, 2021Observed: 5.81 ft at 11:00AM Sep 22, 2021Observed: 5.85 ft at 11:01AM Sep 22, 2021Observed: 5.61 ft at 12:00PM Sep 22, 2021Observed: 5.54 ft at 2:00PM Sep 22, 2021Observed: 5.58 ft at 2:01PM Sep 22, 2021Observed: 5.57 ft at 4:00PM Sep 22, 2021Observed: 5.66 ft at 5:00PM Sep 22, 2021Observed: 5.56 ft at 6:00PM Sep 22, 2021Observed: 5.57 ft at 7:00PM Sep 22, 2021Observed: 5.57 ft at 8:00PM Sep 22, 2021Observed: 5.51 ft at 10:00PM Sep 22, 2021Observed: 5.55 ft at 11:00PM Sep 22, 2021Observed: 5.63 ft at 12:00AM Sep 23, 2021Observed: 5.52 ft at 1:00AM Sep 23, 2021Observed: 5.6 ft at 2:00AM Sep 23, 2021Observed: 5.63 ft at 3:00AM Sep 23, 2021Observed: 5.65 ft at 4:00AM Sep 23, 2021Observed: 5.64 ft at 6:00AM Sep 23, 2021Observed: 5.64 ft at 7:00AM Sep 23, 2021Observed: 5.64 ft at 8:00AM Sep 23, 2021Observed: 5.6 ft at 9:00AM Sep 23, 2021Observed: 5.65 ft at 10:00AM Sep 23, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 11:00AM Sep 23, 2021Observed: 5.63 ft at 1:00PM Sep 23, 2021Observed: 5.55 ft at 2:00PM Sep 23, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 3:00PM Sep 23, 2021Observed: 5.54 ft at 4:00PM Sep 23, 2021Observed: 5.52 ft at 5:00PM Sep 23, 2021Observed: 5.54 ft at 6:00PM Sep 23, 2021Observed: 5.53 ft at 7:00PM Sep 23, 2021Observed: 5.53 ft at 8:00PM Sep 23, 2021Observed: 5.48 ft at 9:00PM Sep 23, 2021Observed: 5.51 ft at 10:00PM Sep 23, 2021Observed: 5.47 ft at 11:00PM Sep 23, 2021Observed: 5.51 ft at 12:00AM Sep 24, 2021Observed: 5.5 ft at 1:00AM Sep 24, 2021Observed: 5.59 ft at 2:00AM Sep 24, 2021Observed: 5.51 ft at 3:00AM Sep 24, 2021Observed: 5.53 ft at 4:00AM Sep 24, 2021Observed: 5.54 ft at 5:00AM Sep 24, 2021Observed: 5.48 ft at 6:00AM Sep 24, 2021Observed: 5.48 ft at 7:00AM Sep 24, 2021Observed: 5.6 ft at 8:00AM Sep 24, 2021Observed: 5.6 ft at 9:00AM Sep 24, 2021Observed: 5.51 ft at 10:00AM Sep 24, 2021Observed: 5.56 ft at 11:00AM Sep 24, 2021Observed: 5.5 ft at 12:00PM Sep 24, 2021Observed: 5.52 ft at 1:00PM Sep 24, 2021Observed: 5.44 ft at 2:00PM Sep 24, 2021Observed: 5.45 ft at 3:00PM Sep 24, 2021Observed: 5.52 ft at 4:00PM Sep 24, 2021Observed: 5.53 ft at 5:00PM Sep 24, 2021Observed: 5.5 ft at 6:00PM Sep 24, 2021Observed: 5.51 ft at 7:00PM Sep 24, 2021Observed: 5.48 ft at 8:00PM Sep 24, 2021TKTA2(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (9:31PM Sep 24, 2021)ObservedLatest observed value: 5.48 ft at 8:00 PM AKDT 24-Sep-2021. Flood Stage is 13 ft
Printable Image
About this graph
Tabular Data (UTC)
Tabular Data (AKDT)
XML Data
RSS Files
Datum: Not Available
Metadata
NOTE: Gage data do not meet the quality standards of USGS gages.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Talkeetna River at Railroad Bridge are issued routinely during the warm season, and as needed at other times of the year.

Return to Area Map
Upstream Gauge - above RR Bridge Upstream Gauge
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 15
Moderate Flood Stage: 14
Flood Stage: 13
Action Stage: 12
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 16.55 ft on 10/11/1986
(2) 15.65 ft on 09/21/2012
(3) 13.82 ft on 08/19/2006
(4) 13.30 ft on 08/02/1981
(5) 12.70 ft on 07/28/1980
Show More Historic Crests

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 10.59 ft on 07/09/2017 (P)
(2) 11.44 ft on 09/13/2016 (P)
(3) 11.07 ft on 09/29/2015 (P)
(4) 11.14 ft on 06/26/2014 (P)
(5) 12.48 ft on 06/02/2013 (P)
Show More Recent Crests

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.

For more information on your flood risk go to www.floodsmart.gov.

Zoom Level:14
KML Image
Gauge LocationGauge Map Marker
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
15.5 2012 peak flood - major flooding in East Talkeetna
14 Water can flow into Beaver Road and F Street in NE Talkeetna
13 High water during the summer floods of 2003; water flowed into the low lying areas near the end of the dike at the Talkeetna River.
10 Water in low lying areas west of Main Street. Summer 2020 - Erosion at the confluence of the Talkeetna and Susitna Rivers.
9.69 High water level -- Class IV+ whitewater in Talkeetna River canyon
8.19 Medium water level -- Class IV whitewater in Talkeetna River canyon
6.2 Low water level -- Class IV- whitewater in Talkeetna River canyon
Photos
(1) Gage
(2) Downstream
(3) Upstream
About This Location Collapse

Latitude: 62.326667° N, Longitude: 150.122778° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 13 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 332.91 ft 345.91 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
Long-term Hydrograph
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) 266-5160
Ask Questions/Webmaster
Page last modified: 2-Nov-2020 7:26 PM
Disclaimer
Credits
Glossary
Privacy Policy
About Us
Career Opportunities