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Chatanika River at Steese Hwy Bridge Stage (ft)Observed: 9.52 ft at 10:00AM May 24, 2020Observed: 9.46 ft at 11:00AM May 24, 2020Observed: 9.47 ft at 12:00PM May 24, 2020Observed: 9.46 ft at 1:00PM May 24, 2020Observed: 9.45 ft at 2:00PM May 24, 2020Observed: 9.46 ft at 3:00PM May 24, 2020Observed: 9.44 ft at 4:00PM May 24, 2020Observed: 9.44 ft at 5:00PM May 24, 2020Observed: 9.43 ft at 6:00PM May 24, 2020Observed: 9.38 ft at 7:00PM May 24, 2020Observed: 9.42 ft at 8:00PM May 24, 2020Observed: 9.39 ft at 9:00PM May 24, 2020Observed: 9.41 ft at 10:00PM May 24, 2020Observed: 9.43 ft at 11:00PM May 24, 2020Observed: 9.43 ft at 12:00AM May 25, 2020Observed: 9.44 ft at 1:00AM May 25, 2020Observed: 9.47 ft at 2:00AM May 25, 2020Observed: 9.48 ft at 3:00AM May 25, 2020Highest Observation: 9.58 ft at 5:00AM May 25, 2020Observed: 9.55 ft at 6:00AM May 25, 2020Observed: 9.57 ft at 7:00AM May 25, 2020Highest Observation: 9.58 ft at 8:00AM May 25, 2020Observed: 9.57 ft at 9:00AM May 25, 2020Highest Observation: 9.58 ft at 10:00AM May 25, 2020Observed: 9.57 ft at 11:00AM May 25, 2020Observed: 9.57 ft at 12:00PM May 25, 2020Observed: 9.55 ft at 1:00PM May 25, 2020Observed: 9.56 ft at 2:00PM May 25, 2020Observed: 9.53 ft at 3:00PM May 25, 2020Observed: 9.55 ft at 4:00PM May 25, 2020Observed: 9.56 ft at 5:00PM May 25, 2020Observed: 9.57 ft at 6:00PM May 25, 2020Observed: 9.55 ft at 7:00PM May 25, 2020Highest Observation: 9.58 ft at 8:00PM May 25, 2020Observed: 9.56 ft at 9:00PM May 25, 2020Highest Observation: 9.58 ft at 10:00PM May 25, 2020Highest Observation: 9.58 ft at 11:00PM May 25, 2020Observed: 9.57 ft at 12:00AM May 26, 2020Observed: 9.57 ft at 1:00AM May 26, 2020Highest Observation: 9.58 ft at 2:00AM May 26, 2020Observed: 9.56 ft at 5:00AM May 26, 2020Observed: 9.56 ft at 6:00AM May 26, 2020Observed: 9.54 ft at 7:00AM May 26, 2020Observed: 9.55 ft at 8:00AM May 26, 2020Observed: 9.54 ft at 9:00AM May 26, 2020Observed: 9.52 ft at 10:00AM May 26, 2020Observed: 9.47 ft at 11:00AM May 26, 2020Observed: 9.47 ft at 12:00PM May 26, 2020Observed: 9.44 ft at 1:00PM May 26, 2020Observed: 9.46 ft at 2:00PM May 26, 2020Observed: 9.45 ft at 3:00PM May 26, 2020Observed: 9.43 ft at 4:00PM May 26, 2020Observed: 9.43 ft at 5:00PM May 26, 2020Observed: 9.46 ft at 6:00PM May 26, 2020Observed: 9.43 ft at 7:00PM May 26, 2020Observed: 9.4 ft at 8:00PM May 26, 2020Observed: 9.38 ft at 9:00PM May 26, 2020Observed: 9.37 ft at 10:00PM May 26, 2020Observed: 9.37 ft at 11:00PM May 26, 2020Observed: 9.33 ft at 12:00AM May 27, 2020Observed: 9.33 ft at 1:00AM May 27, 2020Observed: 9.32 ft at 2:00AM May 27, 2020Observed: 9.32 ft at 3:00AM May 27, 2020Observed: 9.38 ft at 5:00AM May 27, 2020Observed: 9.38 ft at 6:00AM May 27, 2020Observed: 9.4 ft at 7:00AM May 27, 2020Observed: 9.34 ft at 8:00AM May 27, 2020Observed: 9.38 ft at 9:00AM May 27, 2020Observed: 9.36 ft at 10:00AM May 27, 2020Observed: 9.36 ft at 11:00AM May 27, 2020Observed: 9.33 ft at 12:00PM May 27, 2020Observed: 9.33 ft at 1:00PM May 27, 2020Observed: 9.33 ft at 2:00PM May 27, 2020Observed: 9.33 ft at 3:00PM May 27, 2020Observed: 9.3 ft at 4:00PM May 27, 2020Observed: 9.32 ft at 5:00PM May 27, 2020Observed: 9.3 ft at 6:00PM May 27, 2020Observed: 9.29 ft at 7:00PM May 27, 2020Observed: 9.28 ft at 8:00PM May 27, 2020Observed: 9.23 ft at 9:00PM May 27, 2020Observed: 9.25 ft at 10:00PM May 27, 2020Observed: 9.22 ft at 11:00PM May 27, 2020Observed: 9.25 ft at 12:00AM May 28, 2020Observed: 9.22 ft at 1:00AM May 28, 2020Observed: 9.25 ft at 2:00AM May 28, 2020Observed: 9.26 ft at 3:00AM May 28, 2020Observed: 9.27 ft at 5:00AM May 28, 2020Observed: 9.28 ft at 6:00AM May 28, 2020Observed: 9.29 ft at 7:00AM May 28, 2020Observed: 9.28 ft at 8:00AM May 28, 2020Observed: 9.28 ft at 9:00AM May 28, 2020Observed: 9.28 ft at 10:00AM May 28, 2020Observed: 9.26 ft at 11:00AM May 28, 2020Observed: 9.26 ft at 12:00PM May 28, 2020Observed: 9.27 ft at 1:00PM May 28, 2020Observed: 9.24 ft at 2:00PM May 28, 2020Observed: 9.23 ft at 3:00PM May 28, 2020Observed: 9.22 ft at 4:00PM May 28, 2020Observed: 9.21 ft at 5:00PM May 28, 2020Observed: 9.21 ft at 6:00PM May 28, 2020Observed: 9.19 ft at 7:00PM May 28, 2020Observed: 9.23 ft at 8:00PM May 28, 2020Observed: 9.21 ft at 9:00PM May 28, 2020Observed: 9.18 ft at 10:00PM May 28, 2020Observed: 9.18 ft at 11:00PM May 28, 2020Observed: 9.18 ft at 12:00AM May 29, 2020Observed: 9.18 ft at 1:00AM May 29, 2020Observed: 9.18 ft at 2:00AM May 29, 2020Observed: 9.2 ft at 3:00AM May 29, 2020Observed: 9.26 ft at 5:00AM May 29, 2020Observed: 9.28 ft at 6:00AM May 29, 2020Observed: 9.29 ft at 7:00AM May 29, 2020Observed: 9.23 ft at 8:00AM May 29, 2020Observed: 9.28 ft at 9:00AM May 29, 2020Observed: 9.28 ft at 10:00AM May 29, 2020Observed: 9.28 ft at 11:00AM May 29, 2020Observed: 9.26 ft at 12:00PM May 29, 2020Observed: 9.28 ft at 1:00PM May 29, 2020Observed: 9.26 ft at 2:00PM May 29, 2020Observed: 9.28 ft at 3:00PM May 29, 2020Observed: 9.24 ft at 4:00PM May 29, 2020Observed: 9.24 ft at 5:00PM May 29, 2020Observed: 9.23 ft at 6:00PM May 29, 2020Observed: 9.22 ft at 7:00PM May 29, 2020Observed: 9.2 ft at 8:00PM May 29, 2020Observed: 9.21 ft at 9:00PM May 29, 2020Observed: 9.18 ft at 10:00PM May 29, 2020Observed: 9.13 ft at 11:00PM May 29, 2020Observed: 9.18 ft at 12:00AM May 30, 2020Observed: 9.22 ft at 1:00AM May 30, 2020Observed: 9.26 ft at 2:00AM May 30, 2020Observed: 9.28 ft at 3:00AM May 30, 2020Observed: 9.36 ft at 5:00AM May 30, 2020Observed: 9.37 ft at 6:00AM May 30, 2020Observed: 9.36 ft at 7:00AM May 30, 2020Observed: 9.3 ft at 8:00AM May 30, 2020Observed: 9.27 ft at 9:00AM May 30, 2020Observed: 9.33 ft at 10:00AM May 30, 2020Observed: 9.3 ft at 11:00AM May 30, 2020Observed: 9.31 ft at 12:00PM May 30, 2020Observed: 9.26 ft at 1:00PM May 30, 2020Observed: 9.26 ft at 2:00PM May 30, 2020Observed: 9.28 ft at 3:00PM May 30, 2020Observed: 9.25 ft at 4:00PM May 30, 2020Observed: 9.22 ft at 5:00PM May 30, 2020Observed: 9.22 ft at 6:00PM May 30, 2020Observed: 9.22 ft at 7:00PM May 30, 2020Observed: 9.21 ft at 8:00PM May 30, 2020Observed: 9.18 ft at 9:00PM May 30, 2020Observed: 9.17 ft at 10:00PM May 30, 2020Observed: 9.13 ft at 11:00PM May 30, 2020Observed: 9.16 ft at 12:00AM May 31, 2020Observed: 9.13 ft at 1:00AM May 31, 2020Observed: 9.15 ft at 2:00AM May 31, 2020Observed: 9.24 ft at 5:00AM May 31, 2020Observed: 9.27 ft at 6:00AM May 31, 2020Observed: 9.28 ft at 7:00AM May 31, 2020Observed: 9.28 ft at 8:00AM May 31, 2020Observed: 9.25 ft at 9:00AM May 31, 2020Highest Forecast: 9.27 ft 10:00AM May 31, 2020Forecast: 9.25 ft 4:00PM May 31, 2020Forecast: 9.23 ft 10:00PM May 31, 2020Forecast: 9.21 ft 4:00AM Jun 01, 2020Forecast: 9.19 ft 10:00AM Jun 01, 2020Forecast: 9.17 ft 4:00PM Jun 01, 2020Forecast: 9.15 ft 10:00PM Jun 01, 2020CRSA2(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (9:47AM May 31, 2020)ObservedForecast (issued 11:55AM May 30)Latest observed value: 9.25 ft at 9:00 AM AKDT 31-May-2020. 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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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Elliot Hwy Bridge
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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Currently none available.
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(1) Flooding...07/28/03
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Latitude: 65.190556° N, Longitude: 147.254167° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NWS stage 0 ft 12 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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