Storage Levels Hydrology Weather

California North Fork Feather Watershed

Lake Almanor

June 6 2023

1,085,460 acre-ft

+0.05% today
108% of Normal Normal

Water storage levels at Lake Almanor are currently 1,085,460 acre-ft, about 108% of normal. The average for this time of year is approximately 997,775acre-ft.

Maximum recorded Storage since record keeping began in 2003 was 2020-04-04 when levels reached 8,918,440 acre-ft. Lowest recorded Storage was 2019-11-29 when levels receded to 41,055 acre-ft.

Lake Almanor is a large reservoir situated in Plumas County, California. The lake was formed as a result of damming of the Feather River in 1914. It has a surface area of 28,000 acres and a maximum depth of 90 feet. The lake is fed by several small creeks and the North Fork Feather River. The snowpack from Mount Lassen National Park provides a significant portion of the lake's water supply. The lake's water is primarily used for irrigation and hydroelectric power generation. The lake is also a popular recreational destination for boating, fishing, and camping. The area surrounding the lake is home to several species of wildlife, including bald eagles, ospreys, and black bears. Overall, Lake Almanor serves as an important source of water and a popular tourist destination in Northern California.

Geolocation -121.173, 40.218
Elevation 4,600 ft
Storage 24hr Change 0.05%
Percent of Normal 108%
Minimum 41,055 acre-ft
Maximum 8,918,440 acre-ft
Average 997,775 acre-ft
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