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Kuskokwim River at McGrath Stage (ft)Observed: 10.53 ft at 12:03PM Jul 24, 2021Observed: 10.52 ft at 1:01PM Jul 24, 2021Observed: 10.49 ft at 2:01PM Jul 24, 2021Observed: 10.51 ft at 3:33PM Jul 24, 2021Observed: 10.46 ft at 4:00PM Jul 24, 2021Observed: 10.5 ft at 5:08PM Jul 24, 2021Observed: 10.52 ft at 6:58PM Jul 24, 2021Observed: 10.46 ft at 7:08PM Jul 24, 2021Observed: 10.47 ft at 8:01PM Jul 24, 2021Observed: 10.5 ft at 9:08PM Jul 24, 2021Observed: 10.52 ft at 10:01PM Jul 24, 2021Observed: 10.49 ft at 11:01PM Jul 24, 2021Observed: 10.56 ft at 12:01AM Jul 25, 2021Observed: 10.56 ft at 1:01AM Jul 25, 2021Observed: 10.55 ft at 2:01AM Jul 25, 2021Observed: 10.57 ft at 3:03AM Jul 25, 2021Observed: 10.59 ft at 5:01AM Jul 25, 2021Highest Observation: 10.6 ft at 6:01AM Jul 25, 2021Observed: 10.56 ft at 7:03AM Jul 25, 2021Observed: 10.44 ft at 8:01AM Jul 25, 2021Observed: 10.41 ft at 9:01AM Jul 25, 2021Observed: 10.37 ft at 10:03AM Jul 25, 2021Observed: 10.41 ft at 11:01AM Jul 25, 2021Observed: 10.39 ft at 1:00PM Jul 25, 2021Observed: 10.4 ft at 2:01PM Jul 25, 2021Observed: 10.4 ft at 3:01PM Jul 25, 2021Observed: 10.32 ft at 4:03PM Jul 25, 2021Observed: 10.31 ft at 5:01PM Jul 25, 2021Observed: 10.31 ft at 6:33PM Jul 25, 2021Observed: 10.31 ft at 7:03PM Jul 25, 2021Observed: 10.34 ft at 8:01PM Jul 25, 2021Observed: 10.39 ft at 9:01PM Jul 25, 2021Observed: 10.38 ft at 10:08PM Jul 25, 2021Observed: 10.39 ft at 11:01PM Jul 25, 2021Observed: 10.36 ft at 12:03AM Jul 26, 2021Observed: 10.41 ft at 1:01AM Jul 26, 2021Observed: 10.41 ft at 3:07AM Jul 26, 2021Observed: 10.44 ft at 4:00AM Jul 26, 2021Observed: 10.42 ft at 5:01AM Jul 26, 2021Observed: 10.37 ft at 6:01AM Jul 26, 2021Observed: 10.42 ft at 7:08AM Jul 26, 2021Observed: 10.42 ft at 8:01AM Jul 26, 2021Observed: 10.42 ft at 9:01AM Jul 26, 2021Observed: 10.44 ft at 10:00AM Jul 26, 2021Observed: 10.4 ft at 11:23AM Jul 26, 2021Observed: 10.36 ft at 12:01PM Jul 26, 2021Observed: 10.43 ft at 1:01PM Jul 26, 2021Observed: 10.38 ft at 2:01PM Jul 26, 2021Observed: 10.33 ft at 3:03PM Jul 26, 2021Observed: 10.3 ft at 4:08PM Jul 26, 2021Observed: 10.34 ft at 5:13PM Jul 26, 2021Observed: 10.36 ft at 6:28PM Jul 26, 2021Observed: 10.31 ft at 7:28PM Jul 26, 2021Observed: 10.32 ft at 8:00PM Jul 26, 2021Observed: 10.31 ft at 9:03PM Jul 26, 2021Observed: 10.33 ft at 10:01PM Jul 26, 2021Observed: 10.33 ft at 11:02PM Jul 26, 2021Observed: 10.31 ft at 12:01AM Jul 27, 2021Observed: 10.42 ft at 1:01AM Jul 27, 2021Observed: 10.4 ft at 2:18AM Jul 27, 2021Observed: 10.42 ft at 3:01AM Jul 27, 2021Observed: 10.41 ft at 4:01AM Jul 27, 2021Observed: 10.44 ft at 5:01AM Jul 27, 2021Observed: 10.44 ft at 6:23AM Jul 27, 2021Observed: 10.44 ft at 7:01AM Jul 27, 2021Observed: 10.42 ft at 8:08AM Jul 27, 2021Observed: 10.47 ft at 9:01AM Jul 27, 2021Observed: 10.43 ft at 10:01AM Jul 27, 2021Observed: 10.44 ft at 11:08AM Jul 27, 2021Observed: 10.45 ft at 12:03PM Jul 27, 2021Observed: 10.44 ft at 1:01PM Jul 27, 2021Observed: 10.49 ft at 2:01PM Jul 27, 2021Observed: 10.47 ft at 3:08PM Jul 27, 2021Observed: 10.44 ft at 4:33PM Jul 27, 2021Observed: 10.5 ft at 5:28PM Jul 27, 2021Observed: 10.47 ft at 6:48PM Jul 27, 2021Observed: 10.49 ft at 7:00PM Jul 27, 2021Observed: 10.53 ft at 8:03PM Jul 27, 2021Observed: 10.48 ft at 9:07PM Jul 27, 2021Observed: 10.48 ft at 10:02PM Jul 27, 2021Observed: 10.52 ft at 11:01PM Jul 27, 2021Observed: 10.51 ft at 12:01AM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 10.5 ft at 1:01AM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 10.5 ft at 2:18AM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 10.5 ft at 3:03AM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 10.54 ft at 10:08AM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 10.5 ft at 11:03AM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 10.49 ft at 12:08PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 10.44 ft at 1:01PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 10.46 ft at 2:03PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 10.47 ft at 3:01PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 10.41 ft at 4:23PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 10.35 ft at 5:01PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 10.4 ft at 6:53PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 10.39 ft at 7:02PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 10.38 ft at 8:01PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 10.38 ft at 9:01PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 10.4 ft at 10:08PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 10.35 ft at 11:01PM Jul 28, 2021Observed: 10.35 ft at 12:01AM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 10.33 ft at 1:18AM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 10.33 ft at 2:28AM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 10.31 ft at 3:08AM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 10.35 ft at 4:00AM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 10.33 ft at 5:01AM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 10.32 ft at 6:03AM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 10.31 ft at 7:08AM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 10.29 ft at 8:03AM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 10.3 ft at 9:01AM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 10.24 ft at 10:00AM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 10.27 ft at 11:32AM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 10.21 ft at 12:01PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 10.16 ft at 1:00PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 10.2 ft at 2:01PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 10.18 ft at 3:03PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 10.15 ft at 4:08PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 10.15 ft at 5:58PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 10.15 ft at 6:28PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 10.12 ft at 7:18PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 10.12 ft at 8:01PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 10.07 ft at 9:22PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 10.06 ft at 10:00PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 10.12 ft at 11:03PM Jul 29, 2021Observed: 10.14 ft at 12:01AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 10.11 ft at 1:01AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 10.14 ft at 2:33AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 10.12 ft at 3:01AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 10.12 ft at 4:01AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 10.12 ft at 5:01AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 10.11 ft at 6:23AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 10.11 ft at 7:01AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 10.11 ft at 8:03AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 10.08 ft at 9:01AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 10.1 ft at 10:03AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 10.09 ft at 11:08AM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 10.07 ft at 12:03PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 10.07 ft at 1:01PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 10.07 ft at 2:01PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 10.05 ft at 3:08PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 10.01 ft at 4:01PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 9.97 ft at 5:01PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 10 ft at 6:01PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 9.94 ft at 7:00PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 9.98 ft at 8:01PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 9.97 ft at 9:07PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 9.97 ft at 10:03PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 9.95 ft at 11:01PM Jul 30, 2021Observed: 9.98 ft at 12:01AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 9.94 ft at 1:03AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 9.95 ft at 2:28AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 9.96 ft at 3:02AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 9.96 ft at 4:00AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 9.91 ft at 5:01AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 9.96 ft at 6:01AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 9.92 ft at 7:03AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 9.94 ft at 8:02AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 9.84 ft at 9:01AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 9.88 ft at 10:07AM Jul 31, 2021Observed: 9.88 ft at 11:03AM Jul 31, 2021Highest Forecast: 9.83 ft 4:00PM Jul 31, 2021Forecast: 9.77 ft 10:00PM Jul 31, 2021Forecast: 9.71 ft 4:00AM Aug 01, 2021Forecast: 9.65 ft 10:00AM Aug 01, 2021Forecast: 9.58 ft 4:00PM Aug 01, 2021Forecast: 9.53 ft 10:00PM Aug 01, 2021Forecast: 9.48 ft 4:00AM Aug 02, 2021Forecast: 9.45 ft 10:00AM Aug 02, 2021Forecast: 9.44 ft 4:00PM Aug 02, 2021Forecast: 9.44 ft 10:00PM Aug 02, 2021MCGA2(plotting HGIR3) Graph Created (11:47AM Jul 31, 2021)ObservedForecast (issued 11:29AM Jul 31)Latest observed value: 9.88 ft at 11:03 AM AKDT 31-Jul-2021. Flood Stage is 21 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Kuskokwim River at McGrath 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: 27
Moderate Flood Stage: 23.5
Flood Stage: 21
Action Stage: 19.5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 27.69 ft on 05/02/2019
(2) 26.12 ft on 05/13/1972
(3) 25.70 ft on 05/09/1976
(4) 24.37 ft on 06/27/2019
(5) 23.23 ft on 05/12/1975
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 24.37 ft on 06/27/2019
(2) 27.69 ft on 05/02/2019
(3) 11.16 ft on 07/12/2009
(4) 22.00 ft on 05/11/1996
(5) 25.70 ft on 05/09/1976
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Currently none available.
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22 South end of runway 16/34 floods.
20 DNR Road near the softball field floods.
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Latitude: 62.952152° N, Longitude: 155.588735° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NWS stage 0 ft 21 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 300 ft 321 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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