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Willow Creek at Parks Highway Stage (ft)Observed: 5.84 ft at 4:53PM Aug 08, 2019Observed: 5.84 ft at 5:53PM Aug 08, 2019Observed: 5.82 ft at 7:52PM Aug 08, 2019Observed: 5.9 ft at 8:52PM Aug 08, 2019Observed: 5.87 ft at 9:52PM Aug 08, 2019Observed: 5.89 ft at 10:51PM Aug 08, 2019Observed: 5.87 ft at 11:51PM Aug 08, 2019Observed: 5.91 ft at 12:51AM Aug 09, 2019Observed: 5.91 ft at 1:51AM Aug 09, 2019Observed: 5.92 ft at 2:50AM Aug 09, 2019Observed: 5.91 ft at 3:50AM Aug 09, 2019Observed: 5.92 ft at 4:50AM Aug 09, 2019Observed: 5.89 ft at 5:50AM Aug 09, 2019Observed: 5.91 ft at 6:49AM Aug 09, 2019Observed: 5.92 ft at 7:49AM Aug 09, 2019Observed: 5.97 ft at 8:49AM Aug 09, 2019Observed: 5.99 ft at 9:48AM Aug 09, 2019Observed: 5.98 ft at 10:48AM Aug 09, 2019Observed: 5.98 ft at 11:48AM Aug 09, 2019Observed: 5.97 ft at 12:48PM Aug 09, 2019Observed: 5.94 ft at 1:47PM Aug 09, 2019Observed: 5.89 ft at 2:47PM Aug 09, 2019Observed: 5.86 ft at 3:47PM Aug 09, 2019Observed: 5.8 ft at 4:46PM Aug 09, 2019Observed: 5.8 ft at 5:46PM Aug 09, 2019Observed: 5.81 ft at 6:46PM Aug 09, 2019Observed: 5.8 ft at 7:46PM Aug 09, 2019Observed: 5.76 ft at 8:45PM Aug 09, 2019Observed: 5.85 ft at 9:45PM Aug 09, 2019Observed: 5.88 ft at 10:45PM Aug 09, 2019Observed: 5.87 ft at 11:45PM Aug 09, 2019Observed: 5.89 ft at 12:44AM Aug 10, 2019Observed: 5.9 ft at 1:44AM Aug 10, 2019Observed: 5.91 ft at 2:44AM Aug 10, 2019Observed: 5.9 ft at 4:43AM Aug 10, 2019Observed: 5.9 ft at 5:43AM Aug 10, 2019Observed: 5.89 ft at 6:43AM Aug 10, 2019Observed: 5.91 ft at 7:43AM Aug 10, 2019Observed: 5.94 ft at 8:42AM Aug 10, 2019Observed: 5.92 ft at 9:42AM Aug 10, 2019Observed: 5.92 ft at 10:42AM Aug 10, 2019Observed: 5.95 ft at 11:41AM Aug 10, 2019Observed: 5.97 ft at 12:41PM Aug 10, 2019Observed: 5.93 ft at 1:41PM Aug 10, 2019Observed: 5.87 ft at 2:41PM Aug 10, 2019Observed: 5.87 ft at 3:40PM Aug 10, 2019Observed: 5.85 ft at 4:40PM Aug 10, 2019Observed: 5.85 ft at 5:40PM Aug 10, 2019Observed: 5.81 ft at 6:40PM Aug 10, 2019Observed: 5.8 ft at 7:39PM Aug 10, 2019Observed: 5.73 ft at 8:39PM Aug 10, 2019Observed: 5.84 ft at 9:39PM Aug 10, 2019Observed: 5.89 ft at 10:39PM Aug 10, 2019Observed: 5.91 ft at 11:38PM Aug 10, 2019Observed: 5.88 ft at 12:38AM Aug 11, 2019Observed: 5.9 ft at 1:38AM Aug 11, 2019Observed: 5.88 ft at 2:37AM Aug 11, 2019Observed: 5.88 ft at 3:37AM Aug 11, 2019Observed: 5.87 ft at 4:37AM Aug 11, 2019Observed: 5.87 ft at 5:37AM Aug 11, 2019Observed: 5.87 ft at 6:36AM Aug 11, 2019Observed: 5.92 ft at 7:36AM Aug 11, 2019Observed: 5.95 ft at 8:36AM Aug 11, 2019Observed: 5.95 ft at 9:36AM Aug 11, 2019Observed: 5.98 ft at 10:35AM Aug 11, 2019Observed: 5.97 ft at 11:35AM Aug 11, 2019Observed: 5.98 ft at 12:35PM Aug 11, 2019Observed: 5.94 ft at 1:35PM Aug 11, 2019Observed: 5.91 ft at 2:34PM Aug 11, 2019Observed: 5.85 ft at 3:34PM Aug 11, 2019Observed: 5.8 ft at 4:34PM Aug 11, 2019Observed: 5.78 ft at 5:33PM Aug 11, 2019Observed: 5.75 ft at 6:33PM Aug 11, 2019Observed: 5.67 ft at 7:33PM Aug 11, 2019Observed: 5.65 ft at 8:33PM Aug 11, 2019Observed: 5.81 ft at 9:32PM Aug 11, 2019Observed: 5.88 ft at 10:32PM Aug 11, 2019Observed: 5.89 ft at 11:32PM Aug 11, 2019Observed: 5.9 ft at 12:32AM Aug 12, 2019Observed: 5.91 ft at 1:31AM Aug 12, 2019Observed: 5.89 ft at 2:31AM Aug 12, 2019Observed: 5.89 ft at 3:31AM Aug 12, 2019Observed: 5.89 ft at 4:30AM Aug 12, 2019Observed: 5.89 ft at 5:30AM Aug 12, 2019Observed: 5.91 ft at 6:30AM Aug 12, 2019Observed: 5.91 ft at 7:30AM Aug 12, 2019Observed: 5.94 ft at 8:30AM Aug 12, 2019Observed: 5.96 ft at 9:29AM Aug 12, 2019Observed: 5.95 ft at 10:29AM Aug 12, 2019Observed: 5.98 ft at 11:29AM Aug 12, 2019Observed: 5.95 ft at 12:28PM Aug 12, 2019Observed: 5.95 ft at 1:28PM Aug 12, 2019Observed: 5.87 ft at 2:28PM Aug 12, 2019Observed: 5.82 ft at 3:28PM Aug 12, 2019Observed: 5.81 ft at 4:27PM Aug 12, 2019Observed: 5.81 ft at 6:27PM Aug 12, 2019Observed: 5.8 ft at 7:27PM Aug 12, 2019Observed: 5.86 ft at 8:26PM Aug 12, 2019Observed: 5.92 ft at 9:26PM Aug 12, 2019Observed: 5.95 ft at 10:26PM Aug 12, 2019Observed: 5.92 ft at 11:25PM Aug 12, 2019Observed: 5.95 ft at 12:25AM Aug 13, 2019Observed: 5.95 ft at 1:25AM Aug 13, 2019Observed: 5.95 ft at 2:25AM Aug 13, 2019Observed: 5.94 ft at 4:24AM Aug 13, 2019Observed: 5.95 ft at 5:24AM Aug 13, 2019Observed: 5.95 ft at 6:24AM Aug 13, 2019Observed: 5.94 ft at 7:23AM Aug 13, 2019Observed: 5.96 ft at 9:23AM Aug 13, 2019Observed: 5.94 ft at 10:22AM Aug 13, 2019Observed: 5.94 ft at 11:22AM Aug 13, 2019Observed: 5.91 ft at 12:22PM Aug 13, 2019Observed: 5.91 ft at 1:22PM Aug 13, 2019Observed: 5.9 ft at 2:21PM Aug 13, 2019Observed: 5.92 ft at 3:21PM Aug 13, 2019Observed: 5.93 ft at 4:21PM Aug 13, 2019Observed: 5.92 ft at 5:21PM Aug 13, 2019Observed: 5.92 ft at 6:20PM Aug 13, 2019Observed: 5.91 ft at 7:20PM Aug 13, 2019Observed: 5.95 ft at 8:20PM Aug 13, 2019Observed: 5.95 ft at 9:20PM Aug 13, 2019Observed: 5.96 ft at 10:19PM Aug 13, 2019Observed: 5.96 ft at 11:19PM Aug 13, 2019Observed: 5.94 ft at 12:19AM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 5.96 ft at 1:18AM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 5.95 ft at 2:18AM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 5.95 ft at 3:18AM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 5.95 ft at 4:18AM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 5.95 ft at 5:18AM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 5.97 ft at 6:17AM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 5.97 ft at 7:17AM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 5.95 ft at 8:17AM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 5.97 ft at 9:16AM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 5.95 ft at 10:16AM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 5.95 ft at 11:16AM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 5.95 ft at 12:16PM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 5.94 ft at 1:15PM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 5.91 ft at 2:15PM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 5.89 ft at 3:15PM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 5.83 ft at 4:15PM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 5.78 ft at 5:14PM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 5.81 ft at 6:14PM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 5.86 ft at 7:14PM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 5.94 ft at 8:13PM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 5.96 ft at 10:13PM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 5.98 ft at 11:13PM Aug 14, 2019Observed: 5.98 ft at 12:12AM Aug 15, 2019Highest Observation: 6.01 ft at 1:12AM Aug 15, 2019Highest Observation: 6.01 ft at 2:12AM Aug 15, 2019Highest Observation: 6.01 ft at 3:12AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 6 ft at 4:11AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 6 ft at 5:11AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 5.98 ft at 6:11AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 5.96 ft at 7:11AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 6 ft at 8:10AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 5.97 ft at 9:10AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 5.98 ft at 10:10AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 5.96 ft at 11:09AM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 5.95 ft at 12:09PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 5.95 ft at 1:09PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 5.95 ft at 2:09PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 5.94 ft at 3:08PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 5.94 ft at 4:08PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 5.94 ft at 5:08PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 5.94 ft at 6:08PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 5.91 ft at 7:07PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 5.93 ft at 8:07PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 5.95 ft at 9:07PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 5.95 ft at 11:08PM Aug 15, 2019Observed: 5.96 ft at 12:06AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 5.96 ft at 1:06AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 5.95 ft at 2:06AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 5.98 ft at 4:05AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 5.95 ft at 5:05AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 5.95 ft at 6:04AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 5.98 ft at 7:04AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 5.97 ft at 8:04AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 5.96 ft at 9:04AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 5.96 ft at 11:03AM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 5.94 ft at 1:03PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 5.89 ft at 3:02PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 5.89 ft at 4:02PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 5.91 ft at 5:01PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 5.95 ft at 6:01PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 5.91 ft at 7:01PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 5.95 ft at 8:01PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 5.92 ft at 9:00PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 5.95 ft at 11:01PM Aug 16, 2019Observed: 5.94 ft at 12:00AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 5.95 ft at 12:59AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 5.94 ft at 1:59AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 5.91 ft at 2:59AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 5.92 ft at 3:59AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 5.91 ft at 4:58AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 5.92 ft at 5:58AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 5.91 ft at 6:58AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 5.92 ft at 7:58AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 5.95 ft at 8:57AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 5.91 ft at 9:57AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 5.91 ft at 10:57AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 5.89 ft at 11:56AM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 5.9 ft at 12:56PM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 5.88 ft at 1:56PM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 5.87 ft at 2:56PM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 5.82 ft at 3:55PM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 5.86 ft at 4:55PM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 5.83 ft at 5:55PM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 5.83 ft at 6:55PM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 5.85 ft at 7:54PM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 5.89 ft at 8:54PM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 5.91 ft at 9:54PM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 5.91 ft at 10:53PM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 5.91 ft at 11:53PM Aug 17, 2019Observed: 5.92 ft at 12:53AM Aug 18, 2019Observed: 5.84 ft at 1:53AM Aug 18, 2019Observed: 5.91 ft at 2:52AM Aug 18, 2019Observed: 5.87 ft at 3:52AM Aug 18, 2019Observed: 5.83 ft at 4:52AM Aug 18, 2019Observed: 5.83 ft at 5:52AM Aug 18, 2019Observed: 5.81 ft at 6:51AM Aug 18, 2019Observed: 5.85 ft at 7:51AM Aug 18, 2019Observed: 5.9 ft at 8:51AM Aug 18, 2019Observed: 5.92 ft at 9:50AM Aug 18, 2019Observed: 5.86 ft at 10:50AM Aug 18, 2019Observed: 5.89 ft at 11:50AM Aug 18, 2019Observed: 5.9 ft at 12:50PM Aug 18, 2019Highest Forecast: 5.9 ft 4:00PM Aug 18, 2019Highest Forecast: 5.9 ft 10:00PM Aug 18, 2019Forecast: 5.89 ft 4:00AM Aug 19, 2019Forecast: 5.88 ft 10:00AM Aug 19, 2019Forecast: 5.88 ft 4:00PM Aug 19, 2019Forecast: 5.87 ft 10:00PM Aug 19, 2019Forecast: 5.86 ft 4:00AM Aug 20, 2019Forecast: 5.85 ft 10:00AM Aug 20, 2019Forecast: 5.85 ft 4:00PM Aug 20, 2019Forecast: 5.84 ft 10:00PM Aug 20, 2019WILA2(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (2:01PM Aug 18, 2019)ObservedForecast (issued 12:15PM Aug 18)Latest observed value: 5.9 ft at 12:50 PM AKDT 18-Aug-2019. Flood Stage is 10 ft
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Datum: NAVD88
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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.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 12.5
Moderate Flood Stage: 11.5
Flood Stage: 10
Action Stage: 9
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 13.86 ft on 10/11/1986
(2) 13.35 ft on 09/21/2012 (P)
(3) 12.96 ft on 08/19/2006
(4) 11.10 ft on 09/29/2015 (P)
(5) 11.08 ft on 09/11/1975
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 7.77 ft on 07/09/2017 (P)
(2) 9.45 ft on 09/13/2016 (P)
(3) 11.10 ft on 09/29/2015 (P)
(4) 8.88 ft on 06/26/2014 (P)
(5) 9.99 ft on 10/06/2012 (P)
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(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.

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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
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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 144.30 ft 154.30 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  
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