River Levels Streamgages Weather

Total streamflow across the Jackson River was last observed at 800 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 1,586 acre-ft of water today; about 99% of normal. Average streamflow for this time of year is 808 cfs, with recent peaks last observed on 2013-05-08 when daily discharge volume was observed at 14,450 cfs.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Jackson River Bl Dunlap Creek At Covington reporting a streamflow rate of 538 cfs. However, the streamgauge with the highest stage along the river is the Jackson River Bl Gathright Dam Nr Hot Spgs with a gauge stage of 9.02 ft. This river is monitored from 3 different streamgauging stations along the Jackson River, the highest being situated at an altitude of 1,721 ft, the Jackson River Near Bacova.

The Jackson River, located in western Virginia, is a tributary of the James River and has a length of approximately 96 miles. The river is known for its rich history, with Native American artifacts and settlements dating back to prehistoric times. It has also been a source of power for mills and factories in the past. The river's hydrology is controlled by several dams, including the Gathright Dam, which forms the 2,500-acre Lake Moomaw, and the Back Creek Dam, which forms the 200-acre Back Creek Reservoir. These dams provide hydroelectric power and recreation opportunities such as fishing, boating, and camping. The river is also used for agricultural purposes, mainly for irrigation and livestock watering. The Jackson River is a vital resource for the community and the environment, providing both economic and recreational benefits.

Heat Advisory
Until 2024-07-14T06:00:00-06:00 National Weather Service
* WHAT...High temperatures of 100 to 104 each afternoon. * WHERE...Fort Collins, Longmont, Boulder, Denver and suburbs, and Greeley. * WHEN...The most extreme temperatures will occur between 10 am and 8 pm each day. * IMPACTS...Hot temperatures may cause heat illnesses.

July 13, 2024







Last Updated 2024-07-13
Discharge Volume 1,586 ACRE-FT
Streamflow 799.7 cfs
-1.2 cfs (-0.15%)
Percent of Normal 98.98%
Maximum 14,450.0 cfs
Seasonal Avg 808 cfs
Streamgauge Streamflow Gauge Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Jackson River Near Bacova
USGS 02011400
18 cfs 2.81 ft -6.35
Jackson River Bl Gathright Dam Nr Hot Spgs
USGS 02011800
244 cfs 9.02 ft 0
Jackson River Bl Dunlap Creek At Covington
USGS 02013100
538 cfs 4.97 ft 0

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The Jackson River is a river of the southwestern South Island of New Zealand. It flows predominantly northeast, flowing into the Arawhata River close to the latter's outflow into Jackson Bay.

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