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Chatanika River at Steese Hwy Bridge Stage (ft)Observed: 8.28 ft at 4:25AM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 8.29 ft at 5:24AM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 8.28 ft at 6:31AM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 8.3 ft at 7:24AM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 8.29 ft at 8:24AM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 8.3 ft at 9:36AM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 8.28 ft at 10:31AM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 8.28 ft at 11:24AM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 8.29 ft at 12:24PM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 8.28 ft at 1:25PM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 8.29 ft at 3:39PM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 8.31 ft at 4:24PM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 8.3 ft at 5:24PM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 8.28 ft at 6:45PM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 8.28 ft at 7:24PM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 8.29 ft at 8:25PM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 8.31 ft at 9:24PM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 8.31 ft at 10:24PM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 8.28 ft at 11:31PM Aug 07, 2022Observed: 8.29 ft at 12:25AM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 8.31 ft at 1:24AM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 8.3 ft at 2:24AM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 8.3 ft at 3:36AM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 8.3 ft at 4:25AM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 8.31 ft at 5:24AM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 8.31 ft at 6:25AM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 8.31 ft at 7:31AM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 8.3 ft at 8:24AM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 8.28 ft at 9:24AM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 8.31 ft at 10:25AM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 8.3 ft at 11:36AM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 8.31 ft at 12:24PM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 8.31 ft at 1:30PM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 8.3 ft at 2:50PM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 8.31 ft at 3:24PM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 8.32 ft at 4:30PM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 8.3 ft at 5:24PM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 8.31 ft at 6:30PM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 8.32 ft at 7:24PM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 8.31 ft at 8:24PM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 8.31 ft at 9:24PM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 8.28 ft at 10:38PM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 8.29 ft at 11:24PM Aug 08, 2022Observed: 8.31 ft at 12:30AM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 8.29 ft at 1:24AM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 8.31 ft at 2:24AM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 8.31 ft at 3:31AM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 8.3 ft at 4:25AM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 8.31 ft at 5:37AM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 8.31 ft at 6:37AM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 8.31 ft at 7:24AM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 8.31 ft at 8:24AM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 8.31 ft at 9:24AM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 8.31 ft at 10:30AM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 8.31 ft at 11:24AM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 8.3 ft at 12:24PM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 8.31 ft at 1:24PM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 8.31 ft at 2:25PM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 8.31 ft at 3:31PM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 8.31 ft at 4:24PM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 8.31 ft at 5:24PM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 8.31 ft at 6:24PM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 8.32 ft at 7:30PM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 8.31 ft at 8:31PM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 8.31 ft at 9:24PM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 8.29 ft at 10:30PM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 8.29 ft at 11:37PM Aug 09, 2022Observed: 8.3 ft at 12:24AM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 8.31 ft at 1:24AM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 8.31 ft at 2:30AM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 8.31 ft at 3:24AM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 8.29 ft at 4:31AM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 8.29 ft at 5:24AM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 8.29 ft at 6:31AM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 8.31 ft at 7:24AM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 8.3 ft at 8:24AM Aug 10, 2022Highest Observation: 8.33 ft at 9:36AM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 8.3 ft at 10:30AM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 8.24 ft at 11:24AM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 8.22 ft at 12:24PM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 8.31 ft at 3:24PM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 8.31 ft at 4:41PM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 8.31 ft at 5:24PM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 8.3 ft at 6:25PM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 8.29 ft at 7:24PM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 8.26 ft at 8:25PM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 8.27 ft at 9:25PM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 8.25 ft at 10:24PM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 8.26 ft at 11:30PM Aug 10, 2022Observed: 8.28 ft at 12:24AM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 8.26 ft at 1:24AM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 8.28 ft at 2:24AM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 8.26 ft at 3:36AM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 8.27 ft at 4:24AM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 8.29 ft at 5:37AM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 8.29 ft at 6:25AM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 8.27 ft at 7:24AM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 8.27 ft at 8:24AM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 8.29 ft at 9:31AM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 8.29 ft at 10:50AM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 8.19 ft at 11:30AM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 8.16 ft at 12:24PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 8.3 ft at 4:16PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 8.26 ft at 4:36PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 8.22 ft at 7:09PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 8.24 ft at 8:22PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 8.24 ft at 8:28PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 8.24 ft at 9:24PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 8.22 ft at 10:37PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 8.26 ft at 11:24PM Aug 11, 2022Observed: 8.25 ft at 12:24AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 8.22 ft at 1:24AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 8.24 ft at 2:24AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 8.26 ft at 3:30AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 8.26 ft at 4:24AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 8.26 ft at 6:27AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 8.26 ft at 7:36AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 8.26 ft at 8:24AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 8.27 ft at 9:24AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 8.25 ft at 10:58AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 8.26 ft at 11:50AM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 8.25 ft at 1:05PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 8.24 ft at 1:30PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 8.24 ft at 4:52PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 8.2 ft at 8:35PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 8.22 ft at 9:23PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 8.22 ft at 10:24PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 8.21 ft at 11:37PM Aug 12, 2022Observed: 8.22 ft at 12:24AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 8.22 ft at 1:24AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 8.22 ft at 2:31AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 8.22 ft at 3:24AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 8.24 ft at 4:32AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 8.22 ft at 5:25AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 8.22 ft at 6:30AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 8.23 ft at 7:30AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 8.23 ft at 8:24AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 8.26 ft at 10:04AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 8.21 ft at 10:31AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 8.15 ft at 11:30AM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 8.14 ft at 12:23PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 8.21 ft at 1:51PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 8.23 ft at 2:30PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 8.21 ft at 3:31PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 8.21 ft at 4:25PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 8.21 ft at 5:31PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 8.2 ft at 8:25PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 8.21 ft at 9:31PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 8.2 ft at 10:24PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 8.21 ft at 11:31PM Aug 13, 2022Observed: 8.19 ft at 12:24AM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 8.19 ft at 1:24AM Aug 14, 2022Observed: 8.22 ft at 2:24AM Aug 14, 2022Highest Forecast: 8.22 ft 4:00AM Aug 14, 2022Highest Forecast: 8.22 ft 10:00AM Aug 14, 2022Highest Forecast: 8.22 ft 4:00PM Aug 14, 2022Highest Forecast: 8.22 ft 10:00PM Aug 14, 2022Highest Forecast: 8.22 ft 4:00AM Aug 15, 2022Forecast: 8.21 ft 10:00AM Aug 15, 2022Forecast: 8.21 ft 4:00PM Aug 15, 2022Forecast: 8.21 ft 10:00PM Aug 15, 2022CRSA2(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (3:32AM Aug 14, 2022)ObservedForecast (issued 11:30AM Aug 13)Latest observed value: 8.22 ft at 2:24 AM AKDT 14-Aug-2022. Flood Stage is 12 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Chatanika River at Steese Hwy Bridge 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: 15
Moderate Flood Stage: 13
Flood Stage: 12
Action Stage: 10.5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 12.50 ft on 05/03/2009
(2) 11.76 ft on 05/04/2008
(3) 11.14 ft on 05/16/2006
(4) 10.82 ft on 06/08/2007
(5) 10.48 ft on 05/01/2010
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 10.05 ft on 05/22/2011
(2) 10.48 ft on 05/01/2010
(3) 12.50 ft on 05/03/2009
(4) 11.76 ft on 05/04/2008
(5) 10.82 ft on 06/08/2007
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Latitude: 65.190556° N, Longitude: 147.254167° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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