Teton River

Streamflow Hydrology Weather

Teton River Levels

April 16 2024

5,296 ACRE-FT

Discharge Volume Today
+340.0 cfs (+14.59%) since yesterday
193.27% of Normal 5 Streamgauges

Total streamflow across the Teton River was last observed at 2,670 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 5,296 acre-ft of water today; about 193% of normal. River levels are high. Average streamflow for this time of year is 1,382 cfs, with recent peaks last observed on 2011-06-12 when daily discharge volume was observed at 12,480 cfs.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Teton River Nr St Anthony Id reporting a streamflow rate of 1,710 cfs. However, the streamgauge with the highest stage along the river is the Teton River Bl South Fork Nr Choteau Mt with a gauge stage of 4.37 ft. This river is monitored from 5 different streamgauging stations along the Teton River, the highest being situated at an altitude of 5,963 ft, the Teton River Ab South Leigh Creek Nr Driggs Id.

Last Updated 2024-04-15
Streamflow 2,670.0 cfs
Percent of Normal 193.27%
Maximum 12,480.0 cfs

About the teton river

The Teton River is a tributary of the Snake River located in eastern Idaho. It stretches about 81 miles, originating in the Teton Range of Wyoming and flowing westward into Idaho. The river is known for its scenic beauty and diverse recreational opportunities, including fishing, kayaking, and camping.

The Teton River has a complex hydrology system due to its location in the Snake River watershed. There are several dams and reservoirs along the river, including the Teton Dam and the Palisades Reservoir, which provide irrigation water for agriculture and hydroelectric power.

The Teton Dam, which was completed in 1976, was a significant engineering feat but tragically failed within a year of construction, causing a devastating flood that killed 11 people and destroyed numerous homes and farms.

Today, the Teton River is a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts and supports a variety of agricultural practices, including potato and wheat farming. Despite its past challenges, the Teton River continues to provide valuable resources and recreational opportunities for the surrounding communities.

Streamgauge Streamflow Gauge Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Teton River Ab South Leigh Creek Nr Driggs Id
USGS 13052200
875 cfs 2.58 ft 4.42
Teton River Nr St Anthony Id
USGS 13055000
1710 cfs 3.86 ft 24.17
Teton River Bl South Fork Nr Choteau Mt
USGS 06102500
104 cfs 4.37 ft 33.08
Teton River Near Dutton Mt
USGS 06108000
72 cfs 2.2 ft -1.84
Teton River At Loma Mt
USGS 06108800
64 cfs 1.08 ft -8.36

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