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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Alaska Pacific River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Taku River near Canada Border 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: 46
Moderate Flood Stage: 44
Flood Stage: 43
Action Stage: 42
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 45.54 ft on 06/30/2021
(2) 45.07 ft on 06/25/2004
(3) 44.28 ft on 07/22/2007
(4) 44.13 ft on 08/17/1989
(5) 43.95 ft on 07/16/2014
(6) 43.88 ft on 07/30/1994
(7) 43.77 ft on 07/26/2000
(8) 43.38 ft on 07/01/2022
(9) 43.36 ft on 07/23/2009
(10) 43.23 ft on 07/26/1995
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 42.19 ft on 06/27/2023
(2) 43.38 ft on 07/01/2022
(3) 45.54 ft on 06/30/2021
(4) 42.52 ft on 07/05/2020
(5) 40.56 ft on 06/24/2019
(6) 41.70 ft on 08/09/2018
(7) 39.79 ft on 06/03/2017
(8) 38.68 ft on 06/04/2016
(9) 42.03 ft on 07/02/2015
(10) 43.95 ft on 07/16/2014
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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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45 Multiple homes, cabins and outbuildings will be flooded along the river. There will also be damage to docks from debris and high flows.
44.68 The water level will be at the door jam of the house near the gauge. Other homes and outbuildings along the river will begin to flood.
43.34 The water level will be at the top of the hill in front of the house near the gauge.
(1) Glacier dam outburst dates
(2) Taku Glacier
(3) USGS Map
(4) River at Bankfull
(5) impacts at minor flood
(6) impacts at moderate flood
(7) Gauge house
(8) Areal view of Taku glacier and river
(9) Picture of cabins along river
(10) Areal view of cabins near gauge house

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