Water Resources of the United States

PROJECT ALERT NOTICE (CA) monitoring high flows in CA due to storms

Date: Tue, 14 Mar 2023 16:44:00 EDT

Summary: Latest storm causes high flows in CA

Starting last night and into today, the latest rainstorm covered much of the northern half of the state and is projected to move south over the next day or so. Forecasts seem to be trending down, but most of gages in the streamgaging network are at high flows already. At this time, the Eel River and the Salinas River are in flood stage, and several gages in the lower San Joaquin and Sacramento Basins are in monitor stage.

Today, 17 teams of 33 staff are out making measurements and repairing gages damaged by the last storm. Crews from the Redding/Eureka, Ukiah, Santa Maria, Santa Cruz, and Truckee field offices are measuring throughout their monitoring areas.

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