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West Creek near Skagway Stage (ft)Observed: 14.71 ft at 5:06PM Apr 03, 2021Highest Observation: 14.72 ft at 5:59PM Apr 03, 2021Observed: 14.51 ft at 6:59PM Apr 03, 2021Observed: 14.5 ft at 8:05PM Apr 03, 2021Observed: 14.51 ft at 8:59PM Apr 03, 2021Observed: 14.64 ft at 11:41PM Apr 03, 2021Observed: 14.4 ft at 12:12AM Apr 04, 2021Observed: 14.67 ft at 12:59AM Apr 04, 2021Observed: 14.61 ft at 1:59AM Apr 04, 2021Observed: 14.62 ft at 3:13AM Apr 04, 2021Observed: 14.66 ft at 4:19AM Apr 04, 2021Observed: 14.49 ft at 6:24AM Apr 04, 2021Observed: 14.63 ft at 7:47AM Apr 04, 2021Observed: 14.44 ft at 8:27AM Apr 04, 2021Observed: 14.63 ft at 9:13AM Apr 04, 2021Observed: 14.26 ft at 10:06AM Apr 04, 2021Observed: 14.15 ft at 12:13PM Apr 04, 2021Observed: 14.22 ft at 1:20PM Apr 04, 2021Observed: 14.3 ft at 1:59PM Apr 04, 2021Observed: 14.26 ft at 3:06PM Apr 04, 2021Observed: 14.22 ft at 4:00PM Apr 04, 2021Observed: 14.13 ft at 5:00PM Apr 04, 2021Observed: 13.91 ft at 6:06PM Apr 04, 2021Observed: 14.13 ft at 6:59PM Apr 04, 2021Observed: 14.38 ft at 9:08PM Apr 04, 2021Observed: 14.43 ft at 10:13PM Apr 04, 2021Observed: 14.28 ft at 10:59PM Apr 04, 2021Observed: 14.16 ft at 12:00AM Apr 05, 2021Observed: 14.08 ft at 12:59AM Apr 05, 2021Observed: 14.22 ft at 2:00AM Apr 05, 2021Observed: 14.01 ft at 2:59AM Apr 05, 2021Observed: 14.18 ft at 4:00AM Apr 05, 2021Observed: 14.22 ft at 4:59AM Apr 05, 2021Observed: 14.22 ft at 6:00AM Apr 05, 2021Observed: 14.17 ft at 6:59AM Apr 05, 2021Observed: 14.08 ft at 7:59AM Apr 05, 2021Observed: 14.16 ft at 9:06AM Apr 05, 2021Observed: 14.15 ft at 10:18AM Apr 05, 2021Observed: 14.18 ft at 11:00AM Apr 05, 2021Observed: 14.11 ft at 12:19PM Apr 05, 2021Observed: 14.22 ft at 1:06PM Apr 05, 2021Observed: 14.18 ft at 2:00PM Apr 05, 2021Observed: 14.15 ft at 2:59PM Apr 05, 2021Observed: 14.2 ft at 4:00PM Apr 05, 2021Observed: 14.33 ft at 5:12PM Apr 05, 2021Observed: 14.36 ft at 6:38PM Apr 05, 2021Observed: 14.34 ft at 6:59PM Apr 05, 2021Observed: 14.23 ft at 7:59PM Apr 05, 2021Observed: 14.17 ft at 9:00PM Apr 05, 2021Observed: 14.09 ft at 10:06PM Apr 05, 2021Observed: 14.08 ft at 11:06PM Apr 05, 2021Observed: 14.03 ft at 11:59PM Apr 05, 2021Observed: 14.03 ft at 1:13AM Apr 06, 2021Observed: 14.03 ft at 1:59AM Apr 06, 2021Observed: 14.03 ft at 2:59AM Apr 06, 2021Observed: 13.98 ft at 3:59AM Apr 06, 2021Observed: 13.98 ft at 5:20AM Apr 06, 2021Observed: 13.96 ft at 6:06AM Apr 06, 2021Observed: 13.96 ft at 6:59AM Apr 06, 2021Observed: 13.93 ft at 8:06AM Apr 06, 2021Observed: 13.91 ft at 8:59AM Apr 06, 2021Observed: 13.93 ft at 10:12AM Apr 06, 2021Observed: 13.93 ft at 10:59AM Apr 06, 2021Observed: 13.94 ft at 11:59AM Apr 06, 2021Observed: 13.97 ft at 12:59PM Apr 06, 2021Observed: 13.96 ft at 2:25PM Apr 06, 2021Observed: 13.98 ft at 2:59PM Apr 06, 2021Observed: 14 ft at 4:05PM Apr 06, 2021Observed: 14.01 ft at 5:06PM Apr 06, 2021Observed: 14.01 ft at 6:05PM Apr 06, 2021Observed: 14.03 ft at 6:59PM Apr 06, 2021Observed: 14.01 ft at 8:07PM Apr 06, 2021Observed: 13.98 ft at 9:00PM Apr 06, 2021Observed: 14 ft at 10:00PM Apr 06, 2021Observed: 13.98 ft at 10:59PM Apr 06, 2021Observed: 13.97 ft at 12:00AM Apr 07, 2021Observed: 13.96 ft at 12:59AM Apr 07, 2021Observed: 13.98 ft at 1:59AM Apr 07, 2021Observed: 13.95 ft at 3:01AM Apr 07, 2021Observed: 14.04 ft at 3:59AM Apr 07, 2021Observed: 13.96 ft at 5:00AM Apr 07, 2021Observed: 13.93 ft at 5:59AM Apr 07, 2021Observed: 13.95 ft at 6:59AM Apr 07, 2021Observed: 13.92 ft at 7:59AM Apr 07, 2021Observed: 13.93 ft at 9:13AM Apr 07, 2021Observed: 13.93 ft at 9:59AM Apr 07, 2021Observed: 14.01 ft at 10:59AM Apr 07, 2021Observed: 13.98 ft at 12:00PM Apr 07, 2021Observed: 14 ft at 1:21PM Apr 07, 2021Observed: 13.97 ft at 2:06PM Apr 07, 2021Observed: 14.02 ft at 3:06PM Apr 07, 2021Observed: 14.02 ft at 3:59PM Apr 07, 2021Observed: 13.97 ft at 5:00PM Apr 07, 2021Observed: 13.94 ft at 6:14PM Apr 07, 2021Observed: 13.95 ft at 7:00PM Apr 07, 2021Observed: 13.89 ft at 8:45PM Apr 07, 2021Observed: 13.85 ft at 8:59PM Apr 07, 2021Observed: 13.77 ft at 10:00PM Apr 07, 2021Observed: 13.86 ft at 10:59PM Apr 07, 2021Observed: 13.87 ft at 11:59PM Apr 07, 2021Observed: 13.93 ft at 12:59AM Apr 08, 2021Observed: 13.81 ft at 1:59AM Apr 08, 2021Observed: 13.85 ft at 2:59AM Apr 08, 2021Observed: 13.88 ft at 4:59AM Apr 08, 2021Observed: 13.87 ft at 5:59AM Apr 08, 2021Observed: 13.74 ft at 7:06AM Apr 08, 2021Observed: 13.8 ft at 7:59AM Apr 08, 2021Observed: 13.87 ft at 9:06AM Apr 08, 2021Observed: 13.91 ft at 11:18AM Apr 08, 2021Observed: 13.85 ft at 2:06PM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 13.97 ft at 2:59PM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 13.95 ft at 4:05PM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 13.95 ft at 5:06PM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 13.97 ft at 6:13PM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 13.97 ft at 7:00PM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 13.96 ft at 8:33PM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 13.9 ft at 10:04PM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 13.87 ft at 10:59PM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 13.86 ft at 11:59PM Apr 09, 2021Observed: 13.8 ft at 1:05AM Apr 10, 2021Observed: 13.58 ft at 6:59AM Apr 10, 2021Observed: 13.82 ft at 7:59AM Apr 10, 2021Observed: 13.61 ft at 9:22AM Apr 10, 2021Observed: 13.85 ft at 9:59AM Apr 10, 2021Observed: 13.83 ft at 10:59AM Apr 10, 2021Observed: 13.8 ft at 12:06PM Apr 10, 2021Observed: 13.61 ft at 2:59PM Apr 10, 2021Observed: 13.63 ft at 4:13PM Apr 10, 2021WCSA2(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (4:47PM Apr 10, 2021)ObservedLatest observed value: 13.63 ft at 4:13 PM AKDT 10-Apr-2021. Flood Stage is 25.5 ft
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NOTE: Stage may be affected by ice during winter months.

NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the West Creek near Skagway. Only observed stages are available for this point.

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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - near Skagway
Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 0
Moderate Flood Stage: 27.5
Flood Stage: 25.5
Action Stage: 23.5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

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27.5 Cabins along the river on the left upstream side of bank will begin to flood. This is moderate flood stage.
26.5 Water will inundate yards and driveways of area homes along the river on the left upstream side of bank. This in minor flood stage.
Photos
(1) Panoramic view looking downstream
(2) Panoramic view looking upstream
(3) Closeup overview near the gage
(4) Large scale overview of West Creek
(5) Glacial moraine outburst flood 2002
(6) Flooded home on Dyea Rd. during 2002 moraine outburst flood.
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Latitude: 59.528333° N, Longitude: 135.348333° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

River Stage
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NWS stage 0 ft 25.5 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
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Elevation
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NAVD88 Not Available 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
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