Final storm of 2017/2018 winter is a big one

By |March 22nd, 2018|Categories: Kern River|

Kern Comeback The final storm of the season is a good summary of our month of March: Wet and stormy. Our snowpack has done an incredible bounce and the Kern is north of comeback territory with a great rafting season now inbounds. Upper Tyndall Creek has been recording [...]

Kern River flow update 3/15/18

By |March 15th, 2018|Categories: Kern River|

The Upper Kern is going up, and the Lower is holding steady. Earlier this week the Upper starting touching 500 CFS, which is on the cusp of Limestone being good to go in 12 foot rafts. More recently, with the glancing storm, we saw it crest 700 CFS. Downstream, [...]

Snowpack observations 3/3/18

By |March 3rd, 2018|Categories: Kern River|

Exciting weekend with what was likely the storm of the 17/18 winter hammering CA. The results so far have been impressive for the Lake Tahoe region and Mammoth. Data still incoming for Southern California and the Kern drainage. Both locations picked up 3 to 6 feet of snow, with [...]

Kern River flow update 2/20/18

By |February 20th, 2018|Categories: Kern River|

The cold weather has trended flows down on the Upper Kern to 232 CFS which is good to see. Lower Kern is holding steady at 194 CFS. It would be a nice gesture to have Dana Munn turn the dial down to sub-100 as we're basically having no net [...]

Kern River flow update 2/15/18

By |February 17th, 2018|Categories: Kern River|

Flow Report 2/15/18 Upper Kern river has been hanging around 300 CFS the past week or so. What's interesting is that the heat wave didn't significantly raise flows which may indicate that there isn't much low elevation snow. The watermaster of Isabella Dam lowered outflow on the Lower [...]

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