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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Alaska Pacific River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Yentna River at Lake Creek are issued routinely during the warm season, and as needed at other times of the year.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - at Skwentna
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 24
Moderate Flood Stage: 22
Flood Stage: 20.5
Action Stage: 19
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 22.38 ft on 08/09/2016 (P)
(2) 22.27 ft on 09/24/2012
(3) 21.62 ft on 10/16/2013 (P)
(4) 20.90 ft on 08/17/2003
(5) 20.70 ft on 09/04/2013
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 19.12 ft on 09/15/2017 (P)
(2) 22.38 ft on 08/09/2016 (P)
(3) 20.62 ft on 09/24/2015 (P)
(4) 21.62 ft on 10/16/2013 (P)
(5) 20.70 ft on 09/04/2013
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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24 Major flooding all along the river except for Bentalit and Northwood Lodges (which are actually on Fish Creek). There should be considerable damage to fixed and moveable property.
22 McDougal's, King Point, Anglers Inn, Wilderness Place, Lake Creek Lodge, 3-Rivers, and Cottonwood Resorts will have water in a number of cabins with water also encroaching the main lodge buildings.
20.5 Anglers Inn & King Point Lodges will have water in several cabins. (This roughly corresponds to a stage of 42.1 at SKWA2 - Skwentna.)
(1) Flooding near gage 20.2ft
(2) Flooding near gage 20.2ft
(3) Flooding at gage 20.2ft
(4) Gage
(5) Overview
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