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Gulkana River at Sourdough Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Observed: 8.8 ft at 11:15PM Jun 16, 2018Observed: 8.8 ft at 11:30PM Jun 16, 2018Observed: 8.8 ft at 11:45PM Jun 16, 2018Observed: 8.8 ft at 12:00AM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.8 ft at 12:15AM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.79 ft at 12:30AM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.8 ft at 12:45AM Jun 17, 2018Highest Observation: 8.81 ft at 1:00AM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.8 ft at 1:15AM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.79 ft at 1:30AM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.79 ft at 1:45AM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.78 ft at 2:00AM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.78 ft at 2:15AM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.79 ft at 2:30AM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.8 ft at 2:45AM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.79 ft at 3:00AM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.8 ft at 3:15AM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.78 ft at 3:30AM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.79 ft at 3:45AM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.79 ft at 4:00AM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.78 ft at 4:15AM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.78 ft at 4:30AM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.79 ft at 4:45AM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.77 ft at 5:00AM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.76 ft at 5:15AM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.77 ft at 5:30AM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.78 ft at 5:45AM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.78 ft at 6:00AM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.78 ft at 6:15AM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.77 ft at 6:30AM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.77 ft at 6:45AM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.76 ft at 7:00AM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.76 ft at 7:15AM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.78 ft at 7:30AM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.76 ft at 7:45AM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.76 ft at 8:00AM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.77 ft at 8:15AM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.76 ft at 8:30AM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.76 ft at 8:45AM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.78 ft at 9:00AM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.76 ft at 9:15AM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.75 ft at 9:30AM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.74 ft at 9:45AM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.76 ft at 10:00AM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.74 ft at 10:15AM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.75 ft at 10:30AM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.76 ft at 10:45AM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.75 ft at 11:00AM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.76 ft at 11:15AM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.74 ft at 11:30AM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.74 ft at 11:45AM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.72 ft at 12:00PM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.74 ft at 12:15PM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.73 ft at 12:30PM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.74 ft at 12:45PM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.74 ft at 1:00PM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.74 ft at 1:15PM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.73 ft at 1:30PM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.72 ft at 1:45PM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.74 ft at 2:00PM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.73 ft at 2:15PM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.72 ft at 2:30PM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.72 ft at 2:45PM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.72 ft at 3:00PM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.72 ft at 3:15PM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.73 ft at 3:30PM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.72 ft at 3:45PM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.72 ft at 4:00PM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.72 ft at 4:15PM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.71 ft at 4:30PM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.72 ft at 4:45PM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.71 ft at 5:00PM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.7 ft at 5:15PM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.71 ft at 5:30PM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.71 ft at 5:45PM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.7 ft at 6:00PM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.71 ft at 6:15PM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.69 ft at 6:30PM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.7 ft at 6:45PM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.69 ft at 7:00PM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.7 ft at 7:15PM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.71 ft at 7:30PM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.69 ft at 7:45PM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.69 ft at 8:00PM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.7 ft at 8:15PM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.68 ft at 8:30PM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.68 ft at 8:45PM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.69 ft at 9:00PM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.69 ft at 9:15PM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.68 ft at 9:30PM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.67 ft at 9:45PM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.68 ft at 10:00PM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.67 ft at 10:15PM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.67 ft at 10:30PM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.67 ft at 10:45PM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.65 ft at 11:00PM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.66 ft at 11:15PM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.66 ft at 11:30PM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.66 ft at 11:45PM Jun 17, 2018Observed: 8.66 ft at 12:00AM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.64 ft at 12:15AM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.65 ft at 12:30AM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.65 ft at 12:45AM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.63 ft at 1:00AM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.65 ft at 1:15AM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.65 ft at 1:30AM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.63 ft at 1:45AM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.62 ft at 2:00AM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.64 ft at 2:15AM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.63 ft at 2:30AM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.64 ft at 2:45AM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.63 ft at 3:00AM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.63 ft at 3:15AM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.62 ft at 3:30AM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.62 ft at 3:45AM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.62 ft at 4:00AM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.62 ft at 4:15AM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.61 ft at 4:30AM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.62 ft at 4:45AM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.61 ft at 5:00AM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.61 ft at 5:15AM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.6 ft at 5:30AM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.61 ft at 5:45AM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.6 ft at 6:00AM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.59 ft at 6:15AM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.59 ft at 6:30AM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.6 ft at 6:45AM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.59 ft at 7:00AM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.58 ft at 7:15AM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.59 ft at 7:30AM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.58 ft at 7:45AM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.59 ft at 8:00AM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.58 ft at 8:15AM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.57 ft at 8:30AM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.57 ft at 8:45AM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.56 ft at 9:00AM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.56 ft at 9:15AM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.58 ft at 9:30AM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.58 ft at 9:45AM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.55 ft at 10:00AM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.56 ft at 10:15AM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.55 ft at 10:30AM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.56 ft at 10:45AM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.55 ft at 11:00AM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.54 ft at 11:15AM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.55 ft at 11:30AM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.53 ft at 11:45AM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.54 ft at 12:00PM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.54 ft at 12:15PM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.54 ft at 12:30PM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.53 ft at 12:45PM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.53 ft at 1:00PM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.52 ft at 1:15PM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.54 ft at 1:30PM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.52 ft at 1:45PM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.51 ft at 2:00PM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.52 ft at 2:15PM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.5 ft at 2:30PM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.51 ft at 2:45PM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.51 ft at 3:00PM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.51 ft at 3:15PM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.48 ft at 3:30PM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.51 ft at 3:45PM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.5 ft at 4:00PM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.49 ft at 4:15PM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.49 ft at 4:30PM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.48 ft at 4:45PM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.48 ft at 5:00PM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.48 ft at 5:15PM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.48 ft at 5:30PM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.47 ft at 5:45PM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.48 ft at 6:00PM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.47 ft at 6:15PM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.47 ft at 6:30PM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.47 ft at 6:45PM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.45 ft at 7:00PM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.45 ft at 7:15PM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.42 ft at 7:30PM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.45 ft at 7:45PM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.45 ft at 8:00PM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.45 ft at 8:15PM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.43 ft at 8:30PM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.45 ft at 8:45PM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.42 ft at 9:00PM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.43 ft at 9:15PM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.42 ft at 9:30PM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.44 ft at 9:45PM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.41 ft at 10:00PM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.42 ft at 10:15PM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.42 ft at 10:30PM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.42 ft at 10:45PM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.41 ft at 11:00PM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.41 ft at 11:15PM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.39 ft at 11:30PM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.4 ft at 11:45PM Jun 18, 2018Observed: 8.4 ft at 12:00AM Jun 19, 2018Observed: 8.39 ft at 12:15AM Jun 19, 2018Observed: 8.38 ft at 12:30AM Jun 19, 2018Observed: 8.39 ft at 12:45AM Jun 19, 2018Observed: 8.39 ft at 1:00AM Jun 19, 2018Observed: 8.37 ft at 1:15AM Jun 19, 2018Observed: 8.37 ft at 1:30AM Jun 19, 2018Observed: 8.38 ft at 1:45AM Jun 19, 2018Observed: 8.38 ft at 2:00AM Jun 19, 2018Observed: 8.36 ft at 2:15AM Jun 19, 2018Observed: 8.37 ft at 2:30AM Jun 19, 2018Observed: 8.35 ft at 2:45AM Jun 19, 2018Observed: 8.34 ft at 3:00AM Jun 19, 2018Observed: 8.34 ft at 3:15AM Jun 19, 2018Observed: 8.33 ft at 3:30AM Jun 19, 2018Observed: 8.34 ft at 3:45AM Jun 19, 2018Observed: 8.34 ft at 4:00AM Jun 19, 2018Observed: 8.34 ft at 4:15AM Jun 19, 2018Observed: 8.34 ft at 4:30AM Jun 19, 2018Observed: 8.32 ft at 4:45AM Jun 19, 2018Observed: 8.33 ft at 5:00AM Jun 19, 2018Observed: 8.33 ft at 5:15AM Jun 19, 2018Observed: 8.32 ft at 5:30AM Jun 19, 2018Observed: 8.34 ft at 5:45AM Jun 19, 2018Observed: 8.33 ft at 6:00AM Jun 19, 2018Observed: 8.32 ft at 6:15AM Jun 19, 2018Observed: 8.32 ft at 6:30AM Jun 19, 2018Observed: 8.32 ft at 6:45AM Jun 19, 2018Observed: 8.32 ft at 7:00AM Jun 19, 2018Observed: 8.31 ft at 7:15AM Jun 19, 2018Observed: 8.31 ft at 7:30AM Jun 19, 2018Observed: 8.31 ft at 7:45AM Jun 19, 2018Observed: 8.29 ft at 8:00AM Jun 19, 2018Observed: 8.31 ft at 8:15AM Jun 19, 2018Observed: 8.29 ft at 8:30AM Jun 19, 2018Observed: 8.29 ft at 8:45AM Jun 19, 2018Observed: 8.29 ft at 9:00AM Jun 19, 2018Observed: 8.28 ft at 9:15AM Jun 19, 2018Observed: 8.27 ft at 9:30AM Jun 19, 2018Observed: 8.28 ft at 9:45AM Jun 19, 2018Observed: 8.27 ft at 10:00AM Jun 19, 2018Observed: 8.28 ft at 10:15AM Jun 19, 2018Observed: 8.27 ft at 10:30AM Jun 19, 2018Observed: 8.27 ft at 10:45AM Jun 19, 2018Observed: 8.26 ft at 11:00AM Jun 19, 2018Observed: 8.25 ft at 11:15AM Jun 19, 2018Observed: 8.27 ft at 11:30AM Jun 19, 2018Observed: 8.24 ft at 11:45AM Jun 19, 2018Observed: 8.25 ft at 12:00PM Jun 19, 2018Observed: 8.25 ft at 12:15PM Jun 19, 2018Observed: 8.25 ft at 12:30PM Jun 19, 2018Observed: 8.25 ft at 12:45PM Jun 19, 2018Observed: 8.24 ft at 1:00PM Jun 19, 2018Observed: 8.23 ft at 1:15PM Jun 19, 2018Highest Forecast: 7.63 ft 4:00AM Jun 24, 2018Forecast: 7.61 ft 10:00AM Jun 24, 2018Forecast: 7.59 ft 4:00PM Jun 24, 2018Forecast: 7.57 ft 10:00PM Jun 24, 2018Forecast: 7.55 ft 4:00AM Jun 25, 2018Forecast: 7.54 ft 10:00AM Jun 25, 2018Forecast: 7.52 ft 4:00PM Jun 25, 2018Forecast: 7.51 ft 10:00PM Jun 25, 2018USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesGRSA2(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (11:02PM Jun 23, 2018)ObservedForecast (issued 3:49PM Jun 23)Latest observed value: 8.23 ft at 1:15 PM AKDT 19-Jun-2018. Flood Stage is 11 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Gulkana River at Sourdough 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
Flood Stage: 11
Action Stage: 9.5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 16.03 ft on 05/07/1976
(2) 14.64 ft on 05/05/2009
(3) 14.62 ft on 05/30/2013
(4) 12.00 ft on 10/10/2006
(5) 11.26 ft on 09/12/1990
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 8.85 ft on 05/02/2017
(2) 8.52 ft on 07/26/2016
(3) 9.58 ft on 05/11/2015
(4) -9,999.00 ft on 05/04/2014
(5) 14.62 ft on 05/30/2013
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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12.5 Stage associated with flow (16900 cfs) having a recurrence interval of >50 years; major flooding would be expected on this and nearby streams
12 Stage associated with flow (15200 cfs) having a recurrence interval of 20-40 years; moderate flooding would be expected on this and nearby streams
11 Stage associated with a flow (11900 cfs) having a recurrence interval of ~10 years; minor flooding would be expected on this and nearby streams
9.5 Bankfull -- stage associated with flow (7400 cfs) having a recurrence interval of ~2 years
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(1) Upstream at Sourdough Campground stage 10.07ft
(2) Downstream stage 10.07ft
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Latitude: 62.520833° N, Longitude: 145.530833° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NWS stage 0 ft 11 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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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
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