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Kuskokwim River at McGrath Stage (ft)Observed: 11.66 ft at 2:03AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 11.66 ft at 3:01AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 11.65 ft at 4:08AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 11.65 ft at 5:03AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 11.65 ft at 6:01AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 11.68 ft at 7:01AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 11.68 ft at 8:23AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 11.68 ft at 9:01AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 11.71 ft at 10:18AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 11.71 ft at 11:28AM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 11.66 ft at 12:08PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 11.6 ft at 1:01PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 11.63 ft at 2:08PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 11.58 ft at 3:03PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 11.63 ft at 4:01PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 11.64 ft at 5:01PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 11.64 ft at 6:03PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 11.6 ft at 7:08PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 11.64 ft at 8:01PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 11.63 ft at 9:03PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 11.67 ft at 10:01PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 11.66 ft at 11:08PM Jan 16, 2021Observed: 11.66 ft at 12:03AM Jan 17, 2021Observed: 11.66 ft at 1:01AM Jan 17, 2021Observed: 11.66 ft at 2:01AM Jan 17, 2021Observed: 11.66 ft at 4:01AM Jan 17, 2021Observed: 11.69 ft at 5:08AM Jan 17, 2021Observed: 11.65 ft at 6:01AM Jan 17, 2021Observed: 11.66 ft at 7:03AM Jan 17, 2021Observed: 11.66 ft at 8:08AM Jan 17, 2021Observed: 11.59 ft at 9:03AM Jan 17, 2021Observed: 11.65 ft at 10:01AM Jan 17, 2021Observed: 11.6 ft at 11:13AM Jan 17, 2021Observed: 11.59 ft at 12:03PM Jan 17, 2021Observed: 11.52 ft at 1:01PM Jan 17, 2021Observed: 11.52 ft at 2:01PM Jan 17, 2021Observed: 11.56 ft at 3:08PM Jan 17, 2021Observed: 11.53 ft at 4:01PM Jan 17, 2021Observed: 11.53 ft at 5:08PM Jan 17, 2021Observed: 11.57 ft at 6:01PM Jan 17, 2021Observed: 11.6 ft at 7:02PM Jan 17, 2021Observed: 11.6 ft at 8:13PM Jan 17, 2021Observed: 11.58 ft at 9:01PM Jan 17, 2021Observed: 11.59 ft at 10:03PM Jan 17, 2021Observed: 11.65 ft at 11:01PM Jan 17, 2021Observed: 11.65 ft at 12:33AM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 11.67 ft at 1:01AM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 11.69 ft at 2:01AM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 11.66 ft at 3:01AM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 11.73 ft at 4:03AM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 11.69 ft at 5:01AM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 11.68 ft at 6:01AM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 11.64 ft at 7:08AM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 11.67 ft at 8:03AM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 11.62 ft at 9:08AM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 11.59 ft at 11:18AM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 11.54 ft at 12:02PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 11.53 ft at 1:01PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 11.57 ft at 2:13PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 11.53 ft at 3:01PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 11.57 ft at 4:01PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 11.58 ft at 5:01PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 11.59 ft at 6:01PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 11.64 ft at 7:23PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 11.64 ft at 8:01PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 11.61 ft at 9:01PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 11.56 ft at 10:01PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 11.52 ft at 11:13PM Jan 18, 2021Observed: 11.56 ft at 12:01AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 11.55 ft at 1:03AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 11.55 ft at 2:01AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 11.55 ft at 3:02AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 11.58 ft at 4:08AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 11.59 ft at 5:03AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 11.57 ft at 6:01AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 11.62 ft at 7:01AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 11.67 ft at 8:33AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 11.67 ft at 9:13AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 11.62 ft at 10:08AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 11.67 ft at 11:03AM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 11.67 ft at 12:01PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 11.63 ft at 1:01PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 11.65 ft at 2:08PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 11.68 ft at 3:01PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 11.72 ft at 4:01PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 11.72 ft at 5:01PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 11.77 ft at 6:24PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 11.77 ft at 7:02PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 11.77 ft at 8:01PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 11.76 ft at 9:08PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 11.77 ft at 10:01PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 11.75 ft at 11:01PM Jan 19, 2021Observed: 11.79 ft at 12:03AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 11.73 ft at 1:03AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 11.73 ft at 2:01AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 11.69 ft at 3:23AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 11.71 ft at 4:01AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 11.66 ft at 5:09AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 11.65 ft at 6:01AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 11.65 ft at 7:13AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 11.68 ft at 8:01AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 11.71 ft at 9:08AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 11.74 ft at 10:19AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 11.74 ft at 11:23AM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 11.7 ft at 12:03PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 11.7 ft at 1:01PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 11.64 ft at 2:01PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 11.64 ft at 3:03PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 11.67 ft at 4:01PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 11.71 ft at 5:01PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 11.76 ft at 6:18PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 11.77 ft at 7:14PM Jan 20, 2021Highest Observation: 11.81 ft at 8:08PM Jan 20, 2021Highest Observation: 11.81 ft at 9:01PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 11.8 ft at 10:03PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 11.76 ft at 11:01PM Jan 20, 2021Observed: 11.73 ft at 12:08AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 11.72 ft at 1:01AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 11.68 ft at 2:01AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 11.66 ft at 3:01AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 11.59 ft at 4:03AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 11.59 ft at 6:01AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 11.59 ft at 7:08AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 11.59 ft at 8:03AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 11.59 ft at 9:01AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 11.58 ft at 10:03AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 11.53 ft at 11:08AM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 11.52 ft at 12:03PM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 11.49 ft at 1:01PM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 11.45 ft at 2:03PM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 11.45 ft at 3:01PM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 11.45 ft at 4:02PM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 11.45 ft at 5:08PM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 11.45 ft at 6:28PM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 11.45 ft at 7:08PM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 11.44 ft at 8:01PM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 11.48 ft at 9:01PM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 11.48 ft at 10:01PM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 11.48 ft at 11:13PM Jan 21, 2021Observed: 11.43 ft at 12:01AM Jan 22, 2021Observed: 11.43 ft at 1:03AM Jan 22, 2021Observed: 11.42 ft at 2:01AM Jan 22, 2021Observed: 11.38 ft at 4:08AM Jan 22, 2021Observed: 11.4 ft at 5:01AM Jan 22, 2021Observed: 11.37 ft at 6:03AM Jan 22, 2021Observed: 11.36 ft at 7:01AM Jan 22, 2021Observed: 11.39 ft at 8:33AM Jan 22, 2021Observed: 11.39 ft at 9:03AM Jan 22, 2021Observed: 11.38 ft at 10:19AM Jan 22, 2021Observed: 11.38 ft at 11:13AM Jan 22, 2021Observed: 11.38 ft at 12:01PM Jan 22, 2021Observed: 11.34 ft at 1:03PM Jan 22, 2021Observed: 11.32 ft at 2:08PM Jan 22, 2021Observed: 11.34 ft at 3:02PM Jan 22, 2021Observed: 11.38 ft at 4:01PM Jan 22, 2021Observed: 11.42 ft at 5:18PM Jan 22, 2021Observed: 11.46 ft at 6:58PM Jan 22, 2021Observed: 11.51 ft at 7:02PM Jan 22, 2021Observed: 11.51 ft at 8:01PM Jan 22, 2021Observed: 11.55 ft at 9:01PM Jan 22, 2021Observed: 11.51 ft at 10:02PM Jan 22, 2021Observed: 11.54 ft at 11:08PM Jan 22, 2021Observed: 11.54 ft at 12:13AM Jan 23, 2021Observed: 11.49 ft at 1:03AM Jan 23, 2021MCGA2(plotting HGIR3) Graph Created (2:02AM Jan 23, 2021)ObservedLatest observed value: 11.49 ft at 1:03 AM AKST 23-Jan-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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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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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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