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Copper River near Chitina Stage (ft)Observed: 10.49 ft at 3:00AM May 20, 2024Observed: 10.57 ft at 5:00AM May 20, 2024Observed: 10.53 ft at 6:00AM May 20, 2024Observed: 10.55 ft at 11:00AM May 20, 2024Observed: 10.57 ft at 12:00PM May 20, 2024Observed: 10.48 ft at 1:00PM May 20, 2024Observed: 10.54 ft at 3:00PM May 20, 2024Observed: 10.5 ft at 6:00PM May 20, 2024Observed: 10.45 ft at 12:00AM May 21, 2024Observed: 10.45 ft at 1:00AM May 21, 2024Observed: 10.38 ft at 3:00PM May 21, 2024Observed: 10.34 ft at 6:00PM May 21, 2024Observed: 10.49 ft at 2:00AM May 22, 2024Observed: 10.62 ft at 5:00AM May 22, 2024Observed: 10.61 ft at 7:00AM May 22, 2024Observed: 10.63 ft at 1:00PM May 22, 2024Observed: 10.47 ft at 4:00PM May 22, 2024Observed: 10.74 ft at 3:00AM May 23, 2024Observed: 10.76 ft at 4:00AM May 23, 2024Observed: 10.75 ft at 6:00AM May 23, 2024Observed: 10.7 ft at 7:00AM May 23, 2024Observed: 10.81 ft at 9:00AM May 23, 2024Observed: 10.74 ft at 12:00PM May 23, 2024Observed: 10.71 ft at 6:00PM May 23, 2024Observed: 10.6 ft at 7:00PM May 23, 2024Observed: 10.73 ft at 10:00PM May 23, 2024Observed: 10.68 ft at 1:00AM May 24, 2024Observed: 10.69 ft at 6:00AM May 24, 2024Observed: 10.58 ft at 9:00PM May 24, 2024Observed: 10.62 ft at 10:00PM May 24, 2024Observed: 10.65 ft at 5:00AM May 25, 2024Observed: 10.73 ft at 10:00AM May 25, 2024Observed: 10.61 ft at 11:00AM May 25, 2024Observed: 10.75 ft at 2:00PM May 25, 2024Observed: 10.66 ft at 3:00PM May 25, 2024Observed: 10.62 ft at 5:00PM May 25, 2024Observed: 10.64 ft at 10:00PM May 25, 2024Observed: 10.64 ft at 11:00PM May 25, 2024Observed: 10.64 ft at 12:00AM May 26, 2024Observed: 10.74 ft at 1:00AM May 26, 2024Observed: 10.79 ft at 2:00AM May 26, 2024Observed: 10.74 ft at 3:00AM May 26, 2024Observed: 10.69 ft at 5:00AM May 26, 2024Observed: 10.79 ft at 6:00AM May 26, 2024Observed: 10.77 ft at 7:00AM May 26, 2024Observed: 10.74 ft at 8:00AM May 26, 2024Observed: 10.67 ft at 11:00AM May 26, 2024Observed: 10.81 ft at 1:00PM May 26, 2024Observed: 10.82 ft at 3:00PM May 26, 2024Observed: 10.78 ft at 7:00PM May 26, 2024Observed: 10.77 ft at 12:00AM May 27, 2024Highest Observation: 10.91 ft at 2:00AM May 27, 2024CCTA2(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (2:47AM May 27, 2024)ObservedLatest observed value: 10.91 ft at 2:00 AM AKDT 27-May-2024.
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Latitude: 61.525556° N, Longitude: 144.412222° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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