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Yentna River at Lake Creek Stage (ft)WTGA2(plotting HMIRZ) Graph Created (12:16AM May 27, 2024)
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NOTE: Stage measured manually and reported by river observer. No automated gauge on-site.

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: 24
Moderate Flood Stage: 22
Flood Stage: 20.5
Action Stage: 19
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 22.38 ft on 08/09/2016 (P)
(2) 22.27 ft on 09/24/2012
(3) 21.62 ft on 10/16/2013 (P)
(4) 20.90 ft on 08/17/2003
(5) 20.70 ft on 09/04/2013
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 19.12 ft on 09/15/2017 (P)
(2) 22.38 ft on 08/09/2016 (P)
(3) 20.62 ft on 09/24/2015 (P)
(4) 21.62 ft on 10/16/2013 (P)
(5) 20.70 ft on 09/04/2013
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Currently none available.
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24 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.
22 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.
20.5 Anglers Inn & King Point Lodges will have water in several cabins. (This roughly corresponds to a stage of 42.1 at SKWA2 - Skwentna.)
(1) Flooding near gage 20.2ft
(2) Flooding near gage 20.2ft
(3) Flooding at gage 20.2ft
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Latitude: 61.922347° N, Longitude: 150.982355° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 20.5 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 0 ft 20.5 ft  
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