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Skagway River at Skagway River Bridge Stage (ft)Observed: 21.16 ft at 5:37PM May 13, 2022Observed: 21.13 ft at 6:37PM May 13, 2022Observed: 21.26 ft at 7:38PM May 13, 2022Observed: 21.34 ft at 8:44PM May 13, 2022Observed: 21.46 ft at 9:37PM May 13, 2022Observed: 21.31 ft at 10:38PM May 13, 2022Observed: 21.54 ft at 12:44AM May 14, 2022Observed: 21.53 ft at 1:37AM May 14, 2022Observed: 21.44 ft at 2:37AM May 14, 2022Observed: 21.52 ft at 3:44AM May 14, 2022Observed: 21.44 ft at 4:44AM May 14, 2022Observed: 21.53 ft at 5:37AM May 14, 2022Observed: 21.53 ft at 6:44AM May 14, 2022Observed: 21.48 ft at 7:38AM May 14, 2022Observed: 21.46 ft at 9:38AM May 14, 2022Observed: 21.28 ft at 10:43AM May 14, 2022Observed: 21.37 ft at 11:37AM May 14, 2022Observed: 21.19 ft at 12:37PM May 14, 2022Observed: 21.29 ft at 1:44PM May 14, 2022Observed: 21.24 ft at 2:50PM May 14, 2022Observed: 21.32 ft at 3:51PM May 14, 2022Observed: 21.26 ft at 4:37PM May 14, 2022Observed: 21.2 ft at 5:38PM May 14, 2022Observed: 21.15 ft at 6:38PM May 14, 2022Observed: 21.32 ft at 8:10PM May 14, 2022Observed: 21.28 ft at 8:37PM May 14, 2022Observed: 21.25 ft at 9:37PM May 14, 2022Observed: 21.25 ft at 10:50PM May 14, 2022Observed: 21.2 ft at 11:58PM May 14, 2022Observed: 21.26 ft at 12:37AM May 15, 2022Observed: 21.26 ft at 1:37AM May 15, 2022Observed: 21.28 ft at 2:37AM May 15, 2022Observed: 21.22 ft at 3:38AM May 15, 2022Observed: 21.14 ft at 4:37AM May 15, 2022Observed: 21.09 ft at 5:38AM May 15, 2022Observed: 21.18 ft at 6:37AM May 15, 2022Observed: 21.25 ft at 7:37AM May 15, 2022Observed: 21.22 ft at 8:44AM May 15, 2022Observed: 21.24 ft at 10:37AM May 15, 2022Observed: 21.18 ft at 11:38AM May 15, 2022Observed: 20.95 ft at 12:37PM May 15, 2022Observed: 21.04 ft at 1:37PM May 15, 2022Observed: 21.11 ft at 2:44PM May 15, 2022Observed: 21.09 ft at 3:37PM May 15, 2022Observed: 21.22 ft at 4:38PM May 15, 2022Observed: 21.08 ft at 5:37PM May 15, 2022Observed: 21.06 ft at 6:51PM May 15, 2022Observed: 21.12 ft at 8:04PM May 15, 2022Observed: 21.2 ft at 8:37PM May 15, 2022Observed: 21.21 ft at 1:37AM May 16, 2022Observed: 21.32 ft at 2:37AM May 16, 2022Observed: 21.02 ft at 3:52AM May 16, 2022Observed: 21.22 ft at 7:50AM May 16, 2022Observed: 21.26 ft at 9:44AM May 16, 2022Observed: 21.19 ft at 11:44AM May 16, 2022Observed: 21.29 ft at 12:37PM May 16, 2022Observed: 21.29 ft at 2:38PM May 16, 2022Observed: 21.25 ft at 3:50PM May 16, 2022Observed: 21.25 ft at 4:37PM May 16, 2022Observed: 21.29 ft at 6:37PM May 16, 2022Observed: 21.39 ft at 7:37PM May 16, 2022Observed: 21.44 ft at 8:43PM May 16, 2022Observed: 21.59 ft at 9:37PM May 16, 2022Observed: 21.53 ft at 10:38PM May 16, 2022Observed: 21.36 ft at 11:37PM May 16, 2022Observed: 21.41 ft at 12:37AM May 17, 2022Observed: 21.42 ft at 1:38AM May 17, 2022Observed: 21.45 ft at 2:37AM May 17, 2022Observed: 21.38 ft at 3:57AM May 17, 2022Observed: 21.34 ft at 4:44AM May 17, 2022Observed: 21.4 ft at 5:37AM May 17, 2022Observed: 21.33 ft at 6:37AM May 17, 2022Observed: 21.38 ft at 7:44AM May 17, 2022Observed: 21.46 ft at 8:38AM May 17, 2022Observed: 21.27 ft at 9:37AM May 17, 2022Observed: 21.28 ft at 10:44AM May 17, 2022Observed: 21.19 ft at 11:37AM May 17, 2022Observed: 21.21 ft at 12:37PM May 17, 2022Observed: 21.15 ft at 1:44PM May 17, 2022Observed: 21.22 ft at 2:38PM May 17, 2022Observed: 21.22 ft at 3:44PM May 17, 2022Observed: 21.14 ft at 4:37PM May 17, 2022Observed: 21.14 ft at 5:38PM May 17, 2022Observed: 21.15 ft at 6:57PM May 17, 2022Observed: 21.26 ft at 7:38PM May 17, 2022Observed: 21.22 ft at 8:37PM May 17, 2022Observed: 21.23 ft at 9:37PM May 17, 2022Observed: 21.28 ft at 10:37PM May 17, 2022Observed: 21.34 ft at 11:51PM May 17, 2022Observed: 21.38 ft at 12:37AM May 18, 2022Observed: 21.36 ft at 1:37AM May 18, 2022Observed: 21.49 ft at 2:44AM May 18, 2022Observed: 21.37 ft at 3:50AM May 18, 2022Observed: 21.37 ft at 4:37AM May 18, 2022Observed: 21.27 ft at 7:37AM May 18, 2022Observed: 21.31 ft at 8:44AM May 18, 2022Observed: 21.28 ft at 9:37AM May 18, 2022Observed: 21.25 ft at 10:37AM May 18, 2022Observed: 21.38 ft at 11:37AM May 18, 2022Observed: 21.24 ft at 1:37PM May 18, 2022Observed: 21.2 ft at 2:44PM May 18, 2022Observed: 21.17 ft at 3:37PM May 18, 2022Observed: 21.2 ft at 4:37PM May 18, 2022Observed: 21.1 ft at 5:37PM May 18, 2022Observed: 21.3 ft at 7:37PM May 18, 2022Observed: 21.19 ft at 8:37PM May 18, 2022Observed: 21.34 ft at 9:43PM May 18, 2022Observed: 21.5 ft at 12:44AM May 19, 2022Observed: 21.44 ft at 2:37AM May 19, 2022Observed: 21.39 ft at 3:45AM May 19, 2022Observed: 21.54 ft at 4:37AM May 19, 2022Observed: 21.53 ft at 5:37AM May 19, 2022Observed: 21.36 ft at 6:44AM May 19, 2022Observed: 21.59 ft at 7:50AM May 19, 2022Observed: 21.37 ft at 9:37AM May 19, 2022Observed: 21.32 ft at 10:37AM May 19, 2022Observed: 21.26 ft at 11:44AM May 19, 2022Observed: 21.33 ft at 12:37PM May 19, 2022Observed: 21.35 ft at 1:37PM May 19, 2022Observed: 21.17 ft at 2:37PM May 19, 2022Observed: 21.42 ft at 4:37PM May 19, 2022Observed: 21.5 ft at 5:37PM May 19, 2022Observed: 21.66 ft at 7:38PM May 19, 2022Observed: 21.73 ft at 8:44PM May 19, 2022Observed: 21.78 ft at 10:37PM May 19, 2022Observed: 21.84 ft at 11:37PM May 19, 2022Observed: 21.84 ft at 12:37AM May 20, 2022Observed: 21.81 ft at 1:38AM May 20, 2022Observed: 21.69 ft at 2:37AM May 20, 2022Observed: 21.71 ft at 4:44AM May 20, 2022Observed: 21.78 ft at 5:37AM May 20, 2022Highest Observation: 21.89 ft at 6:37AM May 20, 2022Observed: 21.84 ft at 7:43AM May 20, 2022Observed: 21.84 ft at 8:50AM May 20, 2022Observed: 21.75 ft at 9:37AM May 20, 2022Observed: 21.75 ft at 10:44AM May 20, 2022Observed: 21.68 ft at 11:37AM May 20, 2022Observed: 21.75 ft at 12:37PM May 20, 2022Observed: 21.5 ft at 3:44PM May 20, 2022Forecast: 21.91 ft 10:00PM May 20, 2022Forecast: 21.93 ft 4:00AM May 21, 2022Forecast: 21.94 ft 10:00AM May 21, 2022Forecast: 21.95 ft 4:00PM May 21, 2022Forecast: 21.96 ft 10:00PM May 21, 2022Forecast: 21.99 ft 4:00AM May 22, 2022Forecast: 22.02 ft 10:00AM May 22, 2022Highest Forecast: 22.03 ft 4:00PM May 22, 2022Highest Forecast: 22.03 ft 10:00PM May 22, 2022SKGA2(plotting HGIRV) Graph Created (4:48PM May 20, 2022)ObservedForecast (issued 10:23AM May 20)Latest observed value: 21.5 ft at 3:44 PM AKDT 20-May-2022. Flood Stage is 26.5 ft
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NOTE: Forecasts for the Skagway River at Skagway River Bridge 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: 30
Moderate Flood Stage: 28
Flood Stage: 26.5
Action Stage: 25.5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 25.80 ft on 01/15/2018
(2) 25.60 ft on 11/23/2005
(3) 25.60 ft on 07/04/2014
(4) 25.52 ft on 09/08/2013
(5) 25.35 ft on 06/25/2012
(6) 25.24 ft on 09/01/2006
(7) 25.10 ft on 10/20/1998
(8) 24.81 ft on 09/27/2017
(9) 24.76 ft on 09/13/2016
(10) 24.76 ft on 12/02/2020
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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25.5 At this stage water will inundate the parking lot along the right bank of the Skagway River near the ball field.
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(1) Downstream view stage 23.53ft
(2) Upstream view stage 23.53ft
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(4) Pedestrian Bridge and flood impact
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Latitude: 59.468333° N, Longitude: 135.302222° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NWS stage 0 ft 26.5 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 25.5 ft 52 ft Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
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