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Weather Forecast Office Fairbanks, AK
Alaska Pacific River Forecast Center
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Tabular Data (UTC)
Tabular Data (AKST)
Datum: Not Available
NOTE: Gage data do not meet the quality standards of USGS gages.
NOTE: Stage may be affected by ice.
Forecasts are not available for the Moose Creek near Kantishna. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:
Moderate Flood Stage:
Low Stage (in feet):
(1) 8.90 ft on 06/26/2014
: Preliminary values subject to further review.
Currently none available.
Low Water Records
(1) 4.80 ft on 05/29/2015
Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
Flood Impacts & Photos
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Estimated record stage based on high water marks during flood on June 26, 2014. Denali Wilderness Lodge property and some cabins inundated with water. Several washouts and mudslides on the Denali Park Road between the Moose Creek bridge and the Kantishna airstrip. Low water crossings over smaller side creeks impassable.
Estimated bankfull stage.
According to long time locals in the area this is the lowest spring or summertime water level observed on Moose Creek. This information was obtained during a field trip to the site on 05/29/2015.
Moose Creek looking upstream. Stage = 4.8 ft
Moose Creek looking upstream from Denali Park Rd. Stage = 4.8 ft.
Moose Creek looking downstream from Denali Park Rd. Stage = 4.8 ft
About This Location
Latitude: 63.516111° N, Longitude: 150.910278° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84
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Fairbanks Weather Forecast Office
UAF-IARC Bldg. P.O. Box 757345
Fairbanks, AK 99775-7345
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