Idaho Flow Report

RIVER FLOWS WEATHER HYDROLOGY
April 16, 2024



Streamflow levels across Idaho are currently 111.0% of normal, with the Snake River Bl Mcduff Rapids At China Gardens reporting the highest discharge in the state with 48600cfs and gauge stage of 12.86 ft. Meanwhile, the Big Wood R At S Broadford Bridge Nr Bellevue is seeing a spike in streamflows today after experiencing a 74.1% increase since yesterday, and currently running at 773cfs.

Maximum gauge stage in the state was last observed at the Sf Coeur D Alene River Abv Pine Cr Nr Pinehurst Id, currently reporting a stage of 89.87ft. The Nf Teton River Nr Sugar City Id in the Teton watershed is surging for this time of year at 494cfs, about 205.49% of normal.


Surface Flow Characteristics


Idaho's flow conditions are influenced by its unique hydrology and climate characteristics. The state has numerous major surface flows, including the Snake River, Salmon River, and Clearwater River, all of which are important for irrigation, hydroelectric power, and recreation. Idaho also has several large reservoirs and dams, such as the Boise River Reservoir and Lucky Peak Dam, which play a crucial role in regulating water flow and supply. The state's watersheds and snowpack levels are also significant indicators of hydrologic conditions, with winter snowpack providing a critical source of water for the state's rivers and streams during the summer months. Overall, Idaho's flow conditions are shaped by a complex interplay of natural and human factors, making it an important area of study for hydrologists and water resource managers.


Streamgauge Profile


Statewide Warnings & Alerts

MALHEUR, OR
...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Oregon... Owyhee River Below Owyhee Dam affecting Malheur County. .Snow melt and increased reservoir releases will cause the river flows to become high. Expect minor flooding downstream from the dam. For the Owyhee River...including Owyhee Dam, Owyhee Dam...Minor flooding is ...

BANNOCK, ID
...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Idaho... Portneuf River at Pocatello affecting Bannock County. * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Portneuf River at Pocatello. * WHEN...Until further notice. * IMPACTS...At 10.0 feet, Significant flooding of agricultural land will occur from the Inkom ...


Popular Whitewater Destinations

River Run Status Streamflow (CFS) Air Temp (F)
32nd Street to Smelter
Class III to IV-
34.11
TOO HIGH 1630 59
RUNNABLE 144 56
RUNNABLE 3670 48
RUNNABLE 3670 48
RUNNABLE 3670 48
RUNNABLE 3670 48
RUNNABLE 3670 48
Box Canyon
Class II
RUNNABLE 267 50
RUNNABLE 1270 53
Cabarton
Class II to III
TOO LOW 44.6 35
RUNNABLE 1070 55
Coffee Pot
Class III
RUNNABLE 390 48
TOO HIGH 1070 55
RUNNABLE 1560 54
RUNNABLE 1560 54
RUNNABLE 1560 54
RUNNABLE 1070 55
RUNNABLE 2490 58
35.94
TOO LOW 527 58
TOO HIGH 1070 55
RUNNABLE 9860 51
216 45
Murphy to Bruneau
Class III- to V
TOO LOW 20 57
Murphy to Bruneau
Class III- to V
TOO LOW 20 57
Murphy to Bruneau
Class III- to V
TOO LOW 20 57
TOO LOW 57
Pahsimeroi to Royal Gorge
Class II- to III-
TOO HIGH 1070 55
RUNNABLE 3090 45
42.37
35.55
RUNNABLE 9860 51
TOO HIGH 1070 55
418 49
Split Creek to Lowell
Class II+ to III+
RUNNABLE 2490 58
TOO HIGH 1070 55
RUNNABLE 1070 55
RUNNABLE 2490 58
42.12
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