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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Alaska Pacific River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Alsek River above Bates River 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 Walker Glacier
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 0
Moderate Flood Stage: 34
Flood Stage: 32.5
Action Stage: 31.5
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 33.98 ft on 07/18/2016
(2) 33.79 ft on 07/12/1989
(3) 33.08 ft on 07/18/1988
(4) 32.80 ft on 08/14/1997
(5) 32.80 ft on 06/29/2004
(6) 32.41 ft on 09/09/2013
(7) 32.27 ft on 07/13/1975
(8) 32.27 ft on 08/14/1990
(9) 32.19 ft on 08/01/2009
(10) 32.07 ft on 07/13/2000
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 33.98 ft on 07/18/2016
(2) 31.01 ft on 07/14/2014
(3) 32.41 ft on 09/09/2013
(4) 31.29 ft on 06/25/2012
(5) 30.88 ft on 07/24/2011
(6) 31.30 ft on 08/06/2010
(7) 32.19 ft on 08/01/2009
(8) 30.10 ft on 07/17/2008
(9) 31.14 ft on 07/17/2007
(10) 31.02 ft on 07/16/2006
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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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34 Stage associated with flow (58100 cfs) having a recurrence interval of 25-50 years; moderate flooding would be expected on this and nearby streams
32.5 Stage associated with flow (44700 cfs) having a recurrence interval of ~5-10 years; minor flooding would be expected on this and nearby streams
31 Bankfull -- stage associated with flow (36300 cfs) having a recurrence interval of ~2 years
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