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Published March. 31, 2004

Lake levels

Clear Lake - Clear Lake's surface elevation was estimated Monday at 4,526.26 feet above sea level, with storage at 130,790 acre-feet, up 17,680 acre-feet from a year ago.

Gerber Reservoir - The surface elevation of Gerber Reservoir was estimated Monday at 4,822.5 feet above sea level, with storage at 49,800 acre-feet, up 16,846 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 2004 2003

March 23 786 712

March 24 1,025 719

March 25 1,251 1,085

March 26 1,060 2,323

March 27 1,611 3,945

March 28 1,620 3,671

March 29 1,958 2,887

Klamath River at Keno Dam

March 23 1,197 1,012

March 24 1,413 846

March 25 1,251 1,591

March 26 870 2,331

March 27 1,623 2,848

March 28 1,899 3,869

March 29 2,090 2,837

Klamath River at Iron Gate Dam

March 23 2,208 1,467

March 24 2,199 1,467

March 25 2,208 1,751

March 26 2,199 1,925

March 27 2,208 3,380

March 28 2,208 4,207

March 29 2,038 3,884

Net inflow to Upper Klamath Lake

March 23 2,373 1,884

March 24 2,585 1,891

March 25 2,422 3,039

March 26 2,621 4,670

March 27 2,391 3,554

March 28 2,400 2,107

March 29 2,738 2,496

Williamson River

below Sprague R. 2004 Avg.

March 30 1,490 1,580

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 9.1 13.2 69

Billie Creek Divide 26.4 21.6 122

Cedar Pass 17.2 19.2 90

Chemult Alternate 2.4 5.4 44

Cold Springs Camp 30.7 28.2 109

Diamond Lake 10.7 14.8 72

Dismal Swamp 28.9 28.8 100

Fourmile Lake 29.4 30.6 96

Quartz Mountain 1.0 0.6 167

Sevenmile Marsh 38.3 30.4 126

Silver Creek 5.9 7.9 75

Strawberry 0 4.2 0

Taylor Butte 3.0 2.9 103

Klamath Basin pct. of avg 100

Goose Lake Basin pct. of avg. 84

Source: National Resource Conservation Service

 

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