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West Creek near Skagway Stage (ft)Observed: 16.4 ft at 7:41AM Jun 16, 2021Observed: 16.37 ft at 9:59AM Jun 16, 2021Observed: 16.42 ft at 11:31AM Jun 16, 2021Observed: 16.41 ft at 11:58AM Jun 16, 2021Observed: 16.37 ft at 1:00PM Jun 16, 2021Observed: 16.35 ft at 1:58PM Jun 16, 2021Observed: 16.39 ft at 2:58PM Jun 16, 2021Observed: 16.39 ft at 4:05PM Jun 16, 2021Observed: 16.45 ft at 4:58PM Jun 16, 2021Observed: 16.42 ft at 5:58PM Jun 16, 2021Observed: 16.41 ft at 6:58PM Jun 16, 2021Observed: 16.44 ft at 7:58PM Jun 16, 2021Observed: 16.39 ft at 9:11PM Jun 16, 2021Observed: 16.35 ft at 10:04PM Jun 16, 2021Observed: 16.33 ft at 11:25PM Jun 16, 2021Observed: 16.29 ft at 11:58PM Jun 16, 2021Observed: 16.24 ft at 1:18AM Jun 17, 2021Observed: 16.16 ft at 2:58AM Jun 17, 2021Observed: 16.19 ft at 3:58AM Jun 17, 2021Observed: 16.15 ft at 5:59AM Jun 17, 2021Observed: 16.18 ft at 8:18AM Jun 17, 2021Observed: 16.23 ft at 8:58AM Jun 17, 2021Observed: 16.23 ft at 9:58AM Jun 17, 2021Observed: 16.28 ft at 11:58AM Jun 17, 2021Observed: 16.29 ft at 12:58PM Jun 17, 2021Observed: 16.38 ft at 2:05PM Jun 17, 2021Observed: 16.39 ft at 3:33PM Jun 17, 2021Observed: 16.4 ft at 3:58PM Jun 17, 2021Observed: 16.44 ft at 5:05PM Jun 17, 2021Observed: 16.45 ft at 5:58PM Jun 17, 2021Observed: 16.49 ft at 7:04PM Jun 17, 2021Observed: 16.4 ft at 7:58PM Jun 17, 2021Observed: 16.32 ft at 9:05PM Jun 17, 2021Observed: 16.34 ft at 9:58PM Jun 17, 2021Observed: 16.3 ft at 11:11PM Jun 17, 2021Observed: 16.27 ft at 12:05AM Jun 18, 2021Observed: 16.26 ft at 12:59AM Jun 18, 2021Observed: 16.22 ft at 2:05AM Jun 18, 2021Observed: 16.18 ft at 3:18AM Jun 18, 2021Observed: 16.18 ft at 3:58AM Jun 18, 2021Observed: 16.15 ft at 4:58AM Jun 18, 2021Observed: 16.13 ft at 6:05AM Jun 18, 2021Observed: 16.18 ft at 6:58AM Jun 18, 2021Observed: 16.17 ft at 7:58AM Jun 18, 2021Observed: 16.15 ft at 9:05AM Jun 18, 2021Observed: 16.22 ft at 10:20AM Jun 18, 2021Observed: 16.22 ft at 12:05PM Jun 18, 2021Observed: 16.19 ft at 1:06PM Jun 18, 2021Observed: 16.18 ft at 1:58PM Jun 18, 2021Observed: 16.19 ft at 3:04PM Jun 18, 2021Observed: 16.26 ft at 4:11PM Jun 18, 2021Observed: 16.27 ft at 4:58PM Jun 18, 2021Observed: 16.3 ft at 6:12PM Jun 18, 2021Observed: 16.3 ft at 6:58PM Jun 18, 2021Observed: 16.29 ft at 7:58PM Jun 18, 2021Observed: 16.32 ft at 8:58PM Jun 18, 2021Observed: 16.29 ft at 10:35PM Jun 18, 2021Observed: 16.22 ft at 12:05AM Jun 19, 2021Observed: 16.16 ft at 1:23AM Jun 19, 2021Observed: 16.18 ft at 1:58AM Jun 19, 2021Observed: 16.15 ft at 3:37AM Jun 19, 2021Observed: 16.13 ft at 4:58AM Jun 19, 2021Observed: 16.12 ft at 5:58AM Jun 19, 2021Observed: 16.09 ft at 7:43AM Jun 19, 2021Observed: 16.18 ft at 7:58AM Jun 19, 2021Observed: 16.23 ft at 8:58AM Jun 19, 2021Observed: 16.23 ft at 10:05AM Jun 19, 2021Observed: 16.26 ft at 10:59AM Jun 19, 2021Observed: 16.26 ft at 11:58AM Jun 19, 2021Observed: 16.34 ft at 1:05PM Jun 19, 2021Observed: 16.33 ft at 2:12PM Jun 19, 2021Observed: 16.41 ft at 2:58PM Jun 19, 2021Observed: 16.44 ft at 4:05PM Jun 19, 2021Observed: 16.47 ft at 4:58PM Jun 19, 2021Observed: 16.52 ft at 6:05PM Jun 19, 2021Observed: 16.57 ft at 6:58PM Jun 19, 2021Observed: 16.51 ft at 7:59PM Jun 19, 2021Observed: 16.5 ft at 10:05PM Jun 19, 2021Observed: 16.48 ft at 10:58PM Jun 19, 2021Observed: 16.49 ft at 11:58PM Jun 19, 2021Observed: 16.48 ft at 12:58AM Jun 20, 2021Observed: 16.46 ft at 2:11AM Jun 20, 2021Observed: 16.47 ft at 3:04AM Jun 20, 2021Observed: 16.41 ft at 3:58AM Jun 20, 2021Observed: 16.43 ft at 7:05AM Jun 20, 2021Observed: 16.4 ft at 8:04AM Jun 20, 2021Observed: 16.41 ft at 8:58AM Jun 20, 2021Observed: 16.41 ft at 10:17AM Jun 20, 2021Observed: 16.39 ft at 11:24AM Jun 20, 2021Observed: 16.42 ft at 12:59PM Jun 20, 2021Observed: 16.43 ft at 2:05PM Jun 20, 2021Observed: 16.4 ft at 3:28PM Jun 20, 2021Observed: 16.39 ft at 3:58PM Jun 20, 2021Observed: 16.41 ft at 5:25PM Jun 20, 2021Observed: 16.46 ft at 6:53PM Jun 20, 2021Observed: 16.51 ft at 6:59PM Jun 20, 2021Observed: 16.62 ft at 8:05PM Jun 20, 2021Observed: 16.66 ft at 9:05PM Jun 20, 2021Observed: 16.67 ft at 11:08PM Jun 20, 2021Observed: 16.74 ft at 12:40AM Jun 21, 2021Observed: 16.71 ft at 2:06AM Jun 21, 2021Observed: 16.73 ft at 2:58AM Jun 21, 2021Observed: 16.79 ft at 4:58AM Jun 21, 2021Observed: 16.85 ft at 7:21AM Jun 21, 2021Observed: 16.92 ft at 7:58AM Jun 21, 2021Observed: 16.91 ft at 10:13AM Jun 21, 2021Observed: 16.92 ft at 10:59AM Jun 21, 2021Observed: 16.88 ft at 12:05PM Jun 21, 2021Observed: 16.89 ft at 1:06PM Jun 21, 2021Observed: 16.98 ft at 1:59PM Jun 21, 2021Highest Observation: 17.02 ft at 3:05PM Jun 21, 2021Observed: 16.98 ft at 4:04PM Jun 21, 2021Highest Observation: 17.02 ft at 4:58PM Jun 21, 2021Observed: 16.97 ft at 6:05PM Jun 21, 2021Observed: 16.98 ft at 6:58PM Jun 21, 2021Observed: 16.97 ft at 7:58PM Jun 21, 2021Observed: 17.01 ft at 9:06PM Jun 21, 2021Observed: 16.93 ft at 10:26PM Jun 21, 2021Observed: 16.92 ft at 11:04PM Jun 21, 2021Observed: 16.89 ft at 12:18AM Jun 22, 2021Observed: 16.85 ft at 1:31AM Jun 22, 2021Observed: 16.83 ft at 1:58AM Jun 22, 2021Observed: 16.83 ft at 3:11AM Jun 22, 2021Observed: 16.78 ft at 5:20AM Jun 22, 2021Observed: 16.73 ft at 5:58AM Jun 22, 2021Observed: 16.68 ft at 6:59AM Jun 22, 2021Observed: 16.72 ft at 7:58AM Jun 22, 2021Observed: 16.7 ft at 8:58AM Jun 22, 2021Observed: 16.64 ft at 10:05AM Jun 22, 2021Observed: 16.66 ft at 11:30AM Jun 22, 2021Observed: 16.62 ft at 11:58AM Jun 22, 2021Observed: 16.62 ft at 1:05PM Jun 22, 2021Observed: 16.65 ft at 3:12PM Jun 22, 2021Observed: 16.66 ft at 3:58PM Jun 22, 2021Observed: 16.65 ft at 4:58PM Jun 22, 2021Observed: 16.68 ft at 6:25PM Jun 22, 2021Observed: 16.68 ft at 6:58PM Jun 22, 2021Observed: 16.62 ft at 9:09PM Jun 22, 2021Observed: 16.57 ft at 10:13PM Jun 22, 2021Observed: 16.57 ft at 10:58PM Jun 22, 2021Observed: 16.51 ft at 11:58PM Jun 22, 2021Observed: 16.48 ft at 12:58AM Jun 23, 2021Observed: 16.44 ft at 2:11AM Jun 23, 2021Observed: 16.4 ft at 2:58AM Jun 23, 2021Observed: 16.38 ft at 3:58AM Jun 23, 2021Observed: 16.35 ft at 5:05AM Jun 23, 2021WCSA2(plotting HGIRZ) Graph Created (6:32AM Jun 23, 2021)ObservedLatest observed value: 16.35 ft at 5:05 AM AKDT 23-Jun-2021. Flood Stage is 25.5 ft
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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.
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(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

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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
(gauge height = 0)
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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