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Kuskokwim River at McGrath Stage (ft)Observed: 12.98 ft at 8:03AM Feb 19, 2021Observed: 12.97 ft at 9:01AM Feb 19, 2021Highest Observation: 13.01 ft at 10:01AM Feb 19, 2021Observed: 12.94 ft at 11:01AM Feb 19, 2021Observed: 12.91 ft at 12:03PM Feb 19, 2021Observed: 12.81 ft at 1:01PM Feb 19, 2021Observed: 12.8 ft at 2:01PM Feb 19, 2021Observed: 12.75 ft at 3:08PM Feb 19, 2021Observed: 12.83 ft at 4:08PM Feb 19, 2021Observed: 12.83 ft at 5:03PM Feb 19, 2021Observed: 12.89 ft at 6:01PM Feb 19, 2021Observed: 12.91 ft at 7:01PM Feb 19, 2021Observed: 12.87 ft at 8:08PM Feb 19, 2021Observed: 12.97 ft at 9:03PM Feb 19, 2021Observed: 12.95 ft at 10:03PM Feb 19, 2021Observed: 12.91 ft at 11:01PM Feb 19, 2021Observed: 12.96 ft at 12:08AM Feb 20, 2021Observed: 12.96 ft at 1:01AM Feb 20, 2021Observed: 12.97 ft at 2:01AM Feb 20, 2021Observed: 12.93 ft at 3:01AM Feb 20, 2021Observed: 12.94 ft at 4:13AM Feb 20, 2021Observed: 12.99 ft at 5:01AM Feb 20, 2021Observed: 12.94 ft at 6:08AM Feb 20, 2021Observed: 12.97 ft at 7:01AM Feb 20, 2021Observed: 12.96 ft at 8:13AM Feb 20, 2021Observed: 12.95 ft at 9:03AM Feb 20, 2021Observed: 12.96 ft at 10:01AM Feb 20, 2021Observed: 12.96 ft at 11:03AM Feb 20, 2021Observed: 12.92 ft at 12:08PM Feb 20, 2021Observed: 12.82 ft at 1:01PM Feb 20, 2021Observed: 12.69 ft at 2:08PM Feb 20, 2021Observed: 12.73 ft at 3:01PM Feb 20, 2021Observed: 12.79 ft at 4:03PM Feb 20, 2021Observed: 12.8 ft at 5:08PM Feb 20, 2021Observed: 12.85 ft at 6:01PM Feb 20, 2021Observed: 12.87 ft at 7:01PM Feb 20, 2021Observed: 12.9 ft at 8:03PM Feb 20, 2021Observed: 12.89 ft at 9:08PM Feb 20, 2021Observed: 12.91 ft at 10:01PM Feb 20, 2021Observed: 12.91 ft at 11:01PM Feb 20, 2021Observed: 12.92 ft at 12:01AM Feb 21, 2021Observed: 12.89 ft at 1:33AM Feb 21, 2021Observed: 12.91 ft at 2:01AM Feb 21, 2021Observed: 12.88 ft at 3:01AM Feb 21, 2021Observed: 12.9 ft at 4:01AM Feb 21, 2021Observed: 12.88 ft at 5:03AM Feb 21, 2021Observed: 12.91 ft at 6:03AM Feb 21, 2021Observed: 12.9 ft at 7:04AM Feb 21, 2021Observed: 12.9 ft at 8:01AM Feb 21, 2021Observed: 12.89 ft at 9:01AM Feb 21, 2021Observed: 12.87 ft at 10:03AM Feb 21, 2021Observed: 12.84 ft at 11:33AM Feb 21, 2021Observed: 12.77 ft at 12:01PM Feb 21, 2021Observed: 12.72 ft at 1:01PM Feb 21, 2021Observed: 12.7 ft at 2:03PM Feb 21, 2021Observed: 12.71 ft at 3:13PM Feb 21, 2021Observed: 12.72 ft at 4:18PM Feb 21, 2021Observed: 12.72 ft at 5:01PM Feb 21, 2021Observed: 12.77 ft at 6:03PM Feb 21, 2021Observed: 12.74 ft at 7:01PM Feb 21, 2021Observed: 12.83 ft at 8:08PM Feb 21, 2021Observed: 12.81 ft at 9:01PM Feb 21, 2021Observed: 12.85 ft at 10:01PM Feb 21, 2021Observed: 12.81 ft at 11:01PM Feb 21, 2021Observed: 12.82 ft at 12:03AM Feb 22, 2021Observed: 12.78 ft at 1:01AM Feb 22, 2021Observed: 12.84 ft at 2:03AM Feb 22, 2021Observed: 12.81 ft at 4:01AM Feb 22, 2021Observed: 12.81 ft at 5:08AM Feb 22, 2021Observed: 12.81 ft at 6:03AM Feb 22, 2021Observed: 12.81 ft at 7:01AM Feb 22, 2021Observed: 12.8 ft at 8:24AM Feb 22, 2021Observed: 12.79 ft at 9:01AM Feb 22, 2021Observed: 12.85 ft at 10:01AM Feb 22, 2021Observed: 12.79 ft at 11:01AM Feb 22, 2021Observed: 12.75 ft at 12:01PM Feb 22, 2021Observed: 12.63 ft at 1:01PM Feb 22, 2021Observed: 12.56 ft at 2:03PM Feb 22, 2021Observed: 12.56 ft at 3:08PM Feb 22, 2021Observed: 12.65 ft at 4:01PM Feb 22, 2021Observed: 12.65 ft at 5:03PM Feb 22, 2021Observed: 12.65 ft at 6:01PM Feb 22, 2021Observed: 12.66 ft at 7:01PM Feb 22, 2021Observed: 12.68 ft at 8:01PM Feb 22, 2021Observed: 12.73 ft at 9:23PM Feb 22, 2021Observed: 12.76 ft at 10:03PM Feb 22, 2021Observed: 12.73 ft at 11:01PM Feb 22, 2021Observed: 12.78 ft at 12:08AM Feb 23, 2021Observed: 12.75 ft at 1:01AM Feb 23, 2021Observed: 12.81 ft at 2:01AM Feb 23, 2021Observed: 12.8 ft at 3:01AM Feb 23, 2021Observed: 12.8 ft at 4:13AM Feb 23, 2021Observed: 12.8 ft at 5:01AM Feb 23, 2021Observed: 12.78 ft at 6:29AM Feb 23, 2021Observed: 12.74 ft at 7:48AM Feb 23, 2021Observed: 12.79 ft at 8:18AM Feb 23, 2021Observed: 12.74 ft at 9:03AM Feb 23, 2021Observed: 12.7 ft at 10:01AM Feb 23, 2021Observed: 12.72 ft at 11:01AM Feb 23, 2021Observed: 12.71 ft at 12:08PM Feb 23, 2021Observed: 12.7 ft at 1:01PM Feb 23, 2021Observed: 12.67 ft at 2:08PM Feb 23, 2021Observed: 12.7 ft at 3:08PM Feb 23, 2021Observed: 12.68 ft at 4:03PM Feb 23, 2021Observed: 12.66 ft at 5:03PM Feb 23, 2021Observed: 12.65 ft at 6:01PM Feb 23, 2021Observed: 12.69 ft at 7:08PM Feb 23, 2021Observed: 12.66 ft at 8:03PM Feb 23, 2021Observed: 12.71 ft at 9:08PM Feb 23, 2021Observed: 12.71 ft at 10:01PM Feb 23, 2021Observed: 12.76 ft at 11:03PM Feb 23, 2021Observed: 12.8 ft at 12:01AM Feb 24, 2021Observed: 12.8 ft at 1:43AM Feb 24, 2021Observed: 12.83 ft at 2:01AM Feb 24, 2021Observed: 12.85 ft at 3:01AM Feb 24, 2021Observed: 12.85 ft at 4:08AM Feb 24, 2021Observed: 12.84 ft at 5:03AM Feb 24, 2021Observed: 12.85 ft at 6:01AM Feb 24, 2021Observed: 12.83 ft at 7:43AM Feb 24, 2021Observed: 12.84 ft at 8:01AM Feb 24, 2021Observed: 12.83 ft at 9:01AM Feb 24, 2021Observed: 12.83 ft at 10:01AM Feb 24, 2021Observed: 12.77 ft at 11:08AM Feb 24, 2021Observed: 12.79 ft at 12:01PM Feb 24, 2021Observed: 12.79 ft at 1:08PM Feb 24, 2021Observed: 12.73 ft at 2:01PM Feb 24, 2021Observed: 12.75 ft at 3:38PM Feb 24, 2021Observed: 12.83 ft at 4:23PM Feb 24, 2021Observed: 12.83 ft at 5:01PM Feb 24, 2021Observed: 12.85 ft at 6:02PM Feb 24, 2021Observed: 12.88 ft at 7:01PM Feb 24, 2021Observed: 12.93 ft at 8:33PM Feb 24, 2021Observed: 12.88 ft at 9:03PM Feb 24, 2021Observed: 12.88 ft at 10:01PM Feb 24, 2021Observed: 12.89 ft at 11:01PM Feb 24, 2021Observed: 12.89 ft at 12:03AM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 12.88 ft at 1:01AM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 12.87 ft at 2:03AM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 12.86 ft at 4:01AM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 12.84 ft at 5:08AM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 12.83 ft at 6:03AM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 12.82 ft at 7:48AM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 12.81 ft at 8:03AM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 12.76 ft at 9:01AM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 12.68 ft at 10:02AM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 12.67 ft at 11:01AM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 12.63 ft at 12:13PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 12.6 ft at 1:01PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 12.6 ft at 2:03PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 12.57 ft at 3:23PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 12.58 ft at 4:01PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 12.65 ft at 5:03PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 12.62 ft at 6:01PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 12.7 ft at 7:03PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 12.66 ft at 8:01PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 12.69 ft at 9:24PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 12.64 ft at 10:08PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 12.64 ft at 11:01PM Feb 25, 2021Observed: 12.63 ft at 12:08AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 12.7 ft at 1:03AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 12.69 ft at 2:01AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 12.78 ft at 3:01AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 12.79 ft at 4:33AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 12.87 ft at 5:01AM Feb 26, 2021Observed: 12.88 ft at 6:28AM Feb 26, 2021MCGA2(plotting HGIR3) Graph Created (7:32AM Feb 26, 2021)ObservedLatest observed value: 12.88 ft at 6:28 AM AKST 26-Feb-2021. Flood Stage is 21 ft
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NOTE: Stage may be affected by ice.

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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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 21 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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(gauge height = 0)
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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
Other Not Available Not Available  

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