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Slate Creek at Coldfoot Stage (ft)USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesSLAA2(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (3:47AM Dec 8, 2021)ObservedLatest observed value: 13.95 ft at 7:00 PM AKST 28-Nov-2021. Flood Stage is 18.7 ft
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Datum: NAVD88
NOTE: Stage may be affected by ice.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Slate Creek at Coldfoot 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: 0
Moderate Flood Stage: 20.2
Flood Stage: 18.7
Action Stage: 17.5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 20.17 ft on 06/01/1989
(2) 19.82 ft on 08/04/1984
(3) 19.76 ft on 09/03/1993
(4) 19.73 ft on 05/26/1998
(5) 19.60 ft on 08/27/1994
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 17.10 ft on 09/06/2012
(2) 17.34 ft on 05/23/2011
(3) 16.80 ft on 07/06/2010
(4) 17.32 ft on 05/23/2009
(5) 16.47 ft on 05/25/2008
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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Currently none available.
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20.2 Moderate flood stage
18.7 Minor flood stage
17.5 Action stage
(1) Downstream
(2) Gage
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Latitude: 67.254444° N, Longitude: 150.177222° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 18.7 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 1046.65 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
Other Not Available Not Available  

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