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Whitewater River Run

California American River, North Fork

Yankee Jim Road To Ponderosa Way (Shirttail)

Class II TO III Easy

742 CFS

61°, Mostly Sunny

Suggested river levels for paddling this section of the American River, North Fork are between a bare minimum of 500cfs and a high of 5,000cfs. River conditions sourced from USGS 11427000, the Nf American R A North Fork Dam Ca Remember only watercraft are permitted at Yankee Jim Road to Ponderosa Way (Shirttail).

Status Runnable
Class Level II to III
Elevation 717 ft
Run Length 5.0 Mi
Gradient 21 FPM
Streamflow Discharge 742 cfs
Gage Height 1.3 ft
Reporting Streamgage Nf American R A North Fork Dam Ca
USGS 11427000

Nearby Snowpack and Water Data

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Yuba R Nr Marysville Ca
USGS 11421000
2,050 cfs 62.9 ft
Deer C Nr Cameron Park Ca
USGS 11335655
8 cfs 3.6 ft
Independence C Nr Truckee Ca
USGS 10343000
14 cfs 2.6 ft
Dry C A Vernon St Bridge A Roseville Ca
USGS 11447293
159 cfs 10.3 ft
Unnamed Trib Bl Gavin Mandry Dr Nr Marysville Ca
USGS 11424546
8 cfs 2.3 ft
Pilot C Ab Stumpy Meadows Res Ca
USGS 11431800
3 cfs 4.1 ft
Deer C Nr Smartville Ca
USGS 11418500
173 cfs 3.2 ft
Cosumnes R A Michigan Bar Ca
USGS 11335000
1,160 cfs 5.1 ft
Hutchinson C Bl Doolittle Dr Nr Marysville Ca
USGS 11424550
5 cfs 0.5 ft
Laguna C Nr Elk Grove Ca
USGS 11336585
1 cfs 2.4 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
blue canyon
65" 0"
Independence Camp
74" 0"
Independence Creek
48" -1"
Css Lab
101" 0"
Independence Lake
111" -1"

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Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
River Run Streamflow Length Class
Coloma to Greenwood - (C to G) 1390.0cfs 5.0 Mi II to III-
Chili Bar 1390.0cfs 8.0 Mi III to IV
Greenwood to Mammoth Bar 1390.0cfs 7.0 Mi II to II+
Yankee Jim Road to Ponderosa Way (Shirttail) 1390.0cfs 5.0 Mi II to III
Tunnel Run (Ralston Powerhouse to Greenwood) 1390.0cfs 16.5 Mi IV- to IV
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