French Broad River

Streamflow Weather Hydrology
March 22 2023

French Broad River Report

21604.022 ACRE-FT

-354.0 cfs (-3.15%) today
76.78% of Normal 7 Streamgages

Total streamflow across the French Broad River was last observed at 10892 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 21604 acre-ft of water today; about 77% of normal. Average streamflow for this time of year is 14187 cfs, with recent peaks last observed at 169,350 cfs on 2021-08-18.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the French Broad River Near Newport reporting a streamflow rate of 2,820 cfs. However, the deepest point on the river is located at the French Broad River At Blantyre with a gage stage of 7.31 ft. This river is monitored from 7 different streamgauging stations along the French Broad River, the highest being perched at an elevation of 2,179 ft, the French Broad River At Rosman.

Last Updated 2023-03-22
Streamflow 10,892.0 cfs
Percent Normal 76.78%
Maximum 169,350.0 cfs

River Streamflow

Total discharge along the French Broad River

Streamgage Levels

Location Streamflow River Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
French Broad River At Rosman
USGS 03439000
212 cfs 2.48 ft -3.2
French Broad River At Blantyre
USGS 03443000
810 cfs 7.31 ft -2.06
French Broad River Near Fletcher
USGS 03447687
1310 cfs 5.15 ft -2.24
French Broad River At Asheville
USGS 03451500
1530 cfs 1.95 ft -3.16
French Broad River At Marshall
USGS 03453500
2060 cfs 2.12 ft -2.37
French Broad River At Hot Springs
USGS 03454500
2150 cfs 3.25 ft -4.44
French Broad River Near Newport
USGS 03455000
2820 cfs 2.42 ft -3.42

Peak Annual Discharge

French Broad River maximum total discharge

Seasonal Comparison

Year over year discharge

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