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Moose Creek near Kantishna Stage (ft)MKNA2(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (4:32AM Jun 4, 2020)Flood Stage is 7.2 ft
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NOTE: Stage and discharge data do not meet quality standards of USGS gages.

NOTE: Graphical forecasts are not available for the Moose Creek near Kantishna. During times of high water, forecast crest information can be found in the text products.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 0
Moderate Flood Stage: 0
Flood Stage: 7.2
Action Stage: 6.7
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 8.90 ft on 06/26/2014

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
Currently none available.

Low Water Records
(1) 4.80 ft on 05/29/2015
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8.9 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.
6.7 Estimated bankfull stage.
4.8 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.
(1) Moose Creek looking upstream. Stage = 4.8 ft
(2) Moose Creek looking upstream from Denali Park Rd. Stage = 4.8 ft.
(3) Moose Creek looking downstream from Denali Park Rd. Stage = 4.8 ft
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Latitude: 63.516111° N, Longitude: 150.910278° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 7.2 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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(gauge height = 0)
(gauge height = flood stage)
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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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