Truckee River

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Truckee River Levels

June 9 2023

49,023 ACRE-FT

Discharge Volume Today
-2464.7 cfs (-9.07%) since yesterday
202.82% of Normal 13 Streamgauges

Total streamflow across the Truckee River was last observed at 24716 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 49023 acre-ft of water today; about 203% of normal. River levels are high. Average streamflow for this time of year is 12186 cfs, with recent peaks last observed at 62,940 cfs on 2017-05-06.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Truckee R At Wadsworth reporting a streamflow rate of 2,540 cfs. However, the deepest point on the river is located at the Truckee River Nr Tracy with a gage stage of 9.54 ft. This river is monitored from 13 different streamgauging stations along the Truckee River, the highest being perched at an elevation of 6,235 ft, the Truckee R A Tahoe City Ca.

River Summary: The Truckee River is a 121-mile-long river located in California and Nevada. It begins at Lake Tahoe and flows through the Sierra Nevada Mountains, eventually ending in Pyramid Lake. The river has a rich history, with Native American tribes, such as the Paiute and Washoe, utilizing the area for fishing and hunting. Today, the Truckee River serves as a crucial source of water for agricultural irrigation and drinking water for the surrounding communities. There are several reservoirs and dams along the river, including the Boca Reservoir and the Stampede Reservoir, which regulate water flow and provide hydroelectric power. In addition to its practical uses, the Truckee River is also a popular destination for recreational activities, such as fishing, kayaking, and camping.

Last Updated 2023-06-09
Streamflow 24,715.9 cfs
Percent Normal 202.82%
Maximum 62,940.0 cfs

Area Surface Flows

Streamgauge Streamflow River Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Truckee R A Tahoe City Ca
USGS 10337500
70 cfs 2.43 ft 3.4
Truckee R Nr Truckee Ca
USGS 10338000
676 cfs 2.86 ft -7.78
Truckee R Bl Martis C Nr Truckee Ca
USGS 10339410
1180 cfs 5.33 ft -7.81
Truckee R A Boca Bridge Nr Truckee Ca
USGS 10344505
1930 cfs 8.37 ft -10.65
Truckee R A Farad Ca
USGS 10346000
2270 cfs 6.17 ft -11.67
Truckee River Nr Mogul
USGS 10347460
2130 cfs 7.81 ft -10.5
Truckee R At Reno
USGS 10348000
2190 cfs 7.23 ft -10.25
Truckee R Nr Sparks
USGS 10348200
2190 cfs 7.82 ft -9.88
Truckee R At Vista
USGS 10350000
2360 cfs 8.6 ft -9.58
Truckee River Nr Tracy
USGS 10350340
2170 cfs 9.54 ft -9.96
Truckee R Bl Derby Dam Nr Wadsworth
USGS 10351600
2480 cfs 6.41 ft -7.81
Truckee R At Wadsworth
USGS 10351650
2540 cfs 8.47 ft -6.27
Truckee R Nr Nixon
USGS 10351700
2530 cfs 6.85 ft -6.3

Truckee River Peak Annual Discharge

Truckee River maximum total discharge

Truckee River Seasonal Comparison

Year over year discharge

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