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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Alaska Pacific River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Kenai River below Skilak Lake 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: 16
Moderate Flood Stage: 14.2
Flood Stage: 13
Action Stage: 12
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 15.56 ft on 09/26/2012
(2) 15.02 ft on 08/14/2009
(3) 14.03 ft on 08/18/2014
(4) 13.95 ft on 11/27/2002
(5) 13.48 ft on 09/27/2013
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 11.52 ft on 08/09/2020
(2) 12.96 ft on 07/11/2019
(3) 13.10 ft on 09/22/2018
(4) 12.69 ft on 09/26/2017
(5) 12.61 ft on 08/09/2016
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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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15 Water inundates the Kenai Keys neighborhood.
11.4 High water level -- Class II whitewater below Skilak Lake
10.4 Medium water level -- Class I whitewater below Skilak Lake
8.4 Low water level -- Class I whitewater below Skilak Lake

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