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Herald and News 1/19/05

Lake levels

Clear Lake - Clear Lake's surface elevation was estimated Monday at 4,522.21 feet above sea level, with storage at 61,360 acre-feet, down 8,600 acre-feet from a year ago.

Gerber Reservoir - The surface elevation of Gerber Reservoir was estimated Monday at 4,808.43 feet above sea level, with storage at 14,097 acre-feet, down 3,3113 acre-feet from a year ago.

River flow

Following are daily averages of the volume of water flowing at key points in the Klamath Basin, measured in cubic feet per second:


 

Link River 2005 2004

Jan. 11 699 726

Jan. 12 685 861

Jan. 13 739 1,210

Jan. 14 688 743

Jan. 15 697 511

Jan. 16 702 518

Jan. 17 605 520

Klamath River at Keno Dam

Jan. 11 572 827

Jan. 12 624 1,039

Jan. 13 653 1,442

Jan. 14 661 967

Jan. 15 673 793

Jan. 16 674 824

Jan. 17 678 942

Klamath River at Iron Gate Dam

Jan. 11 1,050 1,306

Jan. 12 1,050 1,306

Jan. 13 1,056 1,312

Jan. 14 1,050 1,312

Jan. 15 1,044 1,312

Jan. 16 1,050 1,399

Jan. 17 1,056 1,544

Net inflow to Upper Klamath Lake

Jan. 11 1,071 1,748

Jan. 12 1,058 1,544

Jan. 13 1,111 1,210

Jan. 14 1,061 1,426

Jan. 15 1,069 1,535

Jan. 16 1,075 1,542

Jan. 17 1,350 1,544

Williamson River

below Sprague R. 2004 Avg.

Jan. 18 625 863

Source: U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Geological Survey, Oregon Water Resources Department.

Snow report

Following are today's estimates of the water equivalent measured in inches in the snowpack at selected sites in Southern Oregon and Northern California.

Site Water Avg. Pct. of

content avg.

Adin Mountain 6.8 7.6 89

Billie Creek Divide 6.3 13.7 46

Cedar Pass 10.2 9.6 106

Chemult Alternate 5.9 6.4 92

Cold Springs Camp 8.0 17.7 45

Diamond Lake 4.1 10.8 38

Dismal Swamp 17.9 15.0 119

Fourmile Lake 10.3 18.3 56

Quartz Mountain 1.6 2.3 70

Sevenmile Marsh 9.8 17.1 57

Silver Creek 5.2 6.6 79

Strawberry 3.2 3.8 84

Taylor Butte 7.1 4.4 161

Klamath Basin pct. of avg. 60

Goose Lake Basin pct. of avg. 100

Source: National Resource Conservation Service

 

 

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