Root River

Streamflow Weather Hydrology
March 27 2023

Root River Report

6327.289 ACRE-FT

-320.0 cfs (-9.12%) today
137.63% of Normal 6 Streamgages

Total streamflow across the Root River was last observed at 3190 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 6327 acre-ft of water today; about 138% of normal. River levels are high. Average streamflow for this time of year is 2318 cfs, with recent peaks last observed at 29,110 cfs on 2016-09-24.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Root River Near Houston reporting a streamflow rate of 2,000 cfs. However, the deepest point on the river is located at the Root River At Grange Avenue At Greenfield with a gage stage of 11.21 ft. This river is monitored from 6 different streamgauging stations along the Root River, the highest being perched at an elevation of 855 ft, the Root River Near Pilot Mound.

Last Updated 2023-03-26
Streamflow 3,190.0 cfs
Percent Normal 137.63%
Maximum 29,110.0 cfs

River Streamflow

Total discharge along the Root River

Streamgage Levels

Location Streamflow River Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Root River Near Pilot Mound
USGS 05383950
1190 cfs 9.76 ft -7.75
Root River At Grange Avenue At Greenfield
USGS 04087214
26 cfs 11.21 ft 267.38
Root River Canal Near Franklin
USGS 04087233
67 cfs 3.36 ft 26.33
Root River Near Franklin
USGS 04087220
64 cfs 3.22 ft 50
Root River Near Houston
USGS 05385000
2000 cfs 5.67 ft -9.91
Root River At Racine
USGS 04087240
207 cfs 3.23 ft 0

Peak Annual Discharge

Root River maximum total discharge

Seasonal Comparison

Year over year discharge

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