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Yukon River at Galena Stage (ft)Observed: 108.2 ft at 1:00PM May 08, 2021Observed: 109.4 ft at 10:00AM May 09, 2021Observed: 110 ft at 1:00PM May 09, 2021Highest Observation: 112.4 ft at 12:00PM May 10, 2021Observed: 112.3 ft at 8:00AM May 11, 2021Observed: 111.6 ft at 3:00PM May 11, 2021Observed: 111.9 ft at 8:00AM May 12, 2021Observed: 111.5 ft at 4:00PM May 12, 2021Observed: 109.5 ft at 8:00AM May 13, 2021Observed: 108.9 ft at 2:00PM May 13, 2021Observed: 107.9 ft at 8:00AM May 14, 2021Observed: 108.2 ft at 1:00PM May 14, 2021GYRA2(plotting HGIRV) Graph Created (9:32PM May 14, 2021)ObservedLatest observed value: 108.2 ft at 1:00 PM AKDT 14-May-2021. Flood Stage is 124 ft
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NOTE: Stage data may not be available during winter months.

NOTE: Stage measured manually and reported by river observer. No automated gauge on-site.

NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Yukon River at Galena. Only observed stages are available for this point.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 128
Moderate Flood Stage: 126
Flood Stage: 124
Action Stage: 119
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Latitude: 64.736111° N, Longitude: 156.900833° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 124 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(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 24 ft 148 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  

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