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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Alaska Pacific River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Taiya River near Skagway 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: 17
Flood Stage: 16.5
Action Stage: 16
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 19.86 ft on 07/23/2002
(2) 18.98 ft on 09/08/2013
(3) 18.91 ft on 08/15/2003
(4) 18.43 ft on 09/27/1976
(5) 18.35 ft on 09/13/1975
(6) 18.15 ft on 08/09/2018
(7) 17.93 ft on 09/30/2015
(8) 17.92 ft on 08/12/2014
(9) 17.78 ft on 09/07/2017
(10) 17.69 ft on 08/17/2009
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 17.64 ft on 09/21/2019
(2) 16.96 ft on 10/15/2018
(3) 16.95 ft on 08/14/2018
(4) 18.15 ft on 08/09/2018
(5) 17.59 ft on 09/27/2017
(6) 17.78 ft on 09/07/2017
(7) 16.73 ft on 09/15/2016
(8) 17.22 ft on 09/14/2016
(9) 16.53 ft on 08/28/2016
(10) 16.53 ft on 08/26/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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20.7 Lowest spot on Dyea Road near the bridge begins to flood.
19 Campground 3/4 mi downstream of bridge starts to flood. There can also be considerable bank erosion near the campground.
17.5 The National Park Service may close the Chilkoot Trail due to flooding impacts associated with high water in the surrounding watershed.
17 The National Park Service advises against boating and other recreational water-based activities on the Taiya River. Trail orientation and navigation begins to become difficult and may hinder route-finding for several hundred meters. Water will be knee deep or higher in places along the lower portions of the trail.
16.8 Minor Flood Stage. Portions of the first few miles of the Chilkoot Trail will begin to inundate with water to ankle depth.
16.1 Portions of the Chilkoot Trail begins to inundate with water.
Photos
(1) Flooding on Chilkoot trail 7/14/07
(2) 8.5 mile of Chilkoot Trail. Stage 17.36ft.
(3) 2.5 mile of Chilkoot Trail. Stage 17.36ft.
(4) 2.1 mile of Chilkoot Trail. Stage 17.36ft.
(5) 2.0 mile of Chilkoot Trail. Stage 17.36ft.
(6) 1.6 mile of Chilkoot Trail. Stage 17.36ft.
(7) Mileposts for the Chilkoot Trail
(8) 1.5 mile of Chilkoot Trail. Stage 17.36ft.
(9) Flooding near Dyea #1 2002
(10) Flooding near Dyea #2 2002
(11) Flooding near Dyea #3 2002
(12) Areal view of mudside #1 2002
(13) Areal view of mudside #2 2002

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