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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Alaska Pacific River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Eagle River at Glenn Hwy 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: 0
Moderate Flood Stage: 0
Flood Stage: 6.5
Action Stage: 5.8
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 11.00 ft on 09/21/1995
(2) 7.90 ft on 08/06/1992
(3) 7.83 ft on 09/23/2012 (P)
(4) 7.73 ft on 08/13/1990
(5) 7.53 ft on 08/18/1991
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 5.70 ft on 09/06/2017 (P)
(2) 5.49 ft on 08/25/2016 (P)
(3) 7.12 ft on 08/18/2015 (P)
(4) 5.94 ft on 09/13/2014 (P)
(5) 6.17 ft on 09/03/2013 (P)
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
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11 September 21-23, 1995 USGS surveyed area and reported a stage of 11.0 ft and a flow of 10,300 cfs (500 year flood). Some damage to bridges on Fort Richardson.
8.5 Water will begin to inundate the Day Use area of the Eagle River State Campground near the Glenn Highway.
6 Water will be waist high on most hikers fording the river as part of the Crow Pass Trail.
3.4 At or below this level, water level readings are influenced by rocks/dirt and are likely not representative of actual water levels.
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(1) Upstream
(2) Downstream
(3) Staff gauge
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