Lower Cowlitz Watershed


The Lower Cowlitz watershed encompasses over 928,783 acres and stretches across Washington. Drainage basins like this one funnel all the streams, snowmelt, and rainfall to a common outlet such as the outflow of a reservoir, or mouth of a bay. View all watersheds using the interactive map



Watershed Taxonomy



Watershed Overview

Current conditions and statistics for the Lower Cowlitz Watershed
Sheep Canyon
Snow Sensor 748
0"
Snowpack

24hr Change

Air Temp

Elevation
Spirit Lake
Snow Sensor 777
18"
Snowpack

24hr Change

Air Temp

Elevation
Nf Toutle River Below Srs Near Kid Valley
USGS 14240525
322 cfs
Streamflow

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Elevation
Tilton River Ab Bear Canyon Creek Near Cinebar
USGS 14236200
46 cfs
Streamflow

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Air Temp

Elevation
South Fork Toutle River At Toutle
Snow Sensor 14241500
868"
Snowpack

24hr Change

Air Temp

Elevation
Cowlitz River Below Mayfield Dam
USGS 14238000
3610 cfs
Streamflow

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Elevation
Toutle River At Tower Road Near Silver Lake
USGS 14242580
346 cfs
Streamflow

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Elevation
Cowlitz River At Castle Rock
USGS 14243000
3680 cfs
Streamflow

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Elevation
Kelso-Longview Airport
Snow Sensor KLS
0"
Snowpack

24hr Change

Air Temp

Elevation
Location 24hr Change (%) vs Average (%) Volatility (%)
Spirit Lake
Snow Sensor 777
5.88
Nf Toutle River Below Srs Near Kid Valley
USGS 14240525
2.88
Tilton River Ab Bear Canyon Creek Near Cinebar
USGS 14236200
-2.95
Toutle River At Tower Road Near Silver Lake
USGS 14242580
-1.42

Watershed Correlation

Compare constituents of the Lower Cowlitz Watershed that move tightly or weakly together.

Trending Conditions

Recent snowpack and discharge levels for the Lower Cowlitz Watershed

Watershed Profile

Compare elevation with snowpack and streamflow conditions for this Watershed