Greenbrier River

Streamflow Hydrology Weather


Greenbrier River Levels

June 14 2024

1,470 ACRE-FT

Discharge Volume Today
-95.8 cfs (-11.45%) since yesterday
18.39% of normal Very Low

Total streamflow across the Greenbrier River was last observed at 741 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 1,470 acre-ft of water today; about 18% of normal. River levels are low and may signify a drought. Average streamflow for this time of year is 4,030 cfs, with recent peaks last observed on 2021-03-02 when daily discharge volume was observed at 110,980 cfs.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Greenbrier River At Hilldale reporting a streamflow rate of 326 cfs. However, the streamgauge with the highest stage along the river is the Greenbrier River At Alderson with a gauge stage of 2.54 ft. This river is monitored from 4 different streamgauging stations along the Greenbrier River, the highest being situated at an altitude of 2,729 ft, the Greenbrier River At Durbin.

Last Updated 2024-06-14
Streamflow 741.1 cfs
Percent of Normal 18.39%
Maximum 110,980.0 cfs
2021-03-02

About the greenbrier river


The Greenbrier River is a 173-mile-long river located in West Virginia, USA. It flows from the Appalachian Mountains to the New River and has played an important role in the state's history, serving as a transportation route for Native Americans and European settlers. The river is fed by numerous tributaries and has a varied hydrology, with rapids, pools, and riffles. The river's flow is managed by several reservoirs and dams, including the Burnsville Dam and the Bluestone Dam. These dams have helped to control flooding and provide hydroelectric power. The Greenbrier River is also a popular destination for recreational activities such as fishing, kayaking, and tubing. It is surrounded by forests and farms, which contribute to the region's agricultural economy.

Streamgauge Streamflow Gauge Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Greenbrier River At Durbin
USGS 03180500
29 cfs 0.8 ft -11.55
Greenbrier River At Buckeye
USGS 03182500
96 cfs 2.18 ft -6.8
Greenbrier River At Alderson
USGS 03183500
290 cfs 2.54 ft -10.77
Greenbrier River At Hilldale
USGS 03184000
326 cfs 1.15 ft -13.3

Peak Annual Discharge

Greenbrier River Maximum Total Discharge

Seasonal Comparison

Greenbrier River Year Over Year Discharge


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