Storage Levels Hydrology Weather

California South Fork American Watershed


June 6 2023

2,764 acre-ft

-1.18% today
115% of Normal High

Water storage levels at Junction are currently 2,764 acre-ft, about 115% of normal. The average for this time of year is approximately 2,390.07acre-ft.

Maximum recorded Storage since record keeping began in 2003 was 2004-04-30 when levels reached 3,300 acre-ft. Lowest recorded Storage was 2019-12-28 when levels receded to 840 acre-ft.

Junction is a small unincorporated community located in Northern California. The area is known for its rich history, which includes the discovery of gold in the 1850s. The community is situated at the confluence of the North Fork and Middle Fork of the American River, which makes it an important hydrological site. The river system provides surface flow for agricultural uses in the region, and snowpack from the nearby Sierra Nevada Mountains provides additional water resources. The area has a thriving agricultural industry with crops such as apples, peaches, and cherries. Additionally, the region is popular for recreational activities such as fishing, hiking, and camping. The area is also home to several historic sites, including the remains of gold rush-era mining towns.

Geolocation -120.453, 38.853
Elevation 4,468 ft
Storage 24hr Change -1.18%
Percent of Normal 115%
Minimum 840 acre-ft
Maximum 3,300 acre-ft
Average 2,390 acre-ft
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