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Old 03-16-2010   #1
 
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San Rafael Black Boxes at min flows right now 3/16/10

Don't know if this is gauge failure or what but...

USGS Real-Time Water Data for USGS 09328500 SAN RAFAEL RIVER NEAR GREEN RIVER, UT

was at 400cfs yest. 450 today. Tomorrow?

Any Utah folk reading this? What is the deal? Is there a decent snowpack on this side? Is this low elevation melt? Visuals???

Emery water is not releasing and inflows to the reservoirs are low right now so the reading is suspect!

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Probably low elevation melt. Would explain the major daily fluctuation.
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That gauge is far below the boxes. Like you noted, it is probably due to low elevation melt.

Check out this link for the headwater info, especially "Joe's Valley" discharge...

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