Trinity River flows and conditions

Trinity River - Stuart Fork - Trinity Lake, CA (Trinity County)

by E.B. Duggan

Trinity River Hatchery Counts: TRH trapping summary for Feb. 19 - Feb.25; fall Chinook season totals, 1,512; spring Chinook season totals, 2,107, season totals 3,619; Coho season totals, 527; Steelhead, 47, season total 1,555.  

Trinity Lake: The Lake is 34ft below the overflow (decrease of 2ft)and 79% of capacity (1% increase) Inflow to Trinity Lake is 2,830cfs and Trinity Dam is releasing 583cfs to Lewiston Lake with 266cfs going to Whiskeytown Lake and on to the Keswick Power Plant with 40,147cfs being released to the Sacramento River. 

Trinity River Flows and Conditions: Lewiston Dam releases are 317cfs, water temps of 44.9 and air is 38 degrees at 11:00am. Sunday. Limekiln Gulch is 5ft at 530cfs, water temps are 42.2 degrees and air is 44.  Douglas City is 6.9ft at 579cfs, water temps of 42.2 and air is 39. Junction City is 3.4ft at 1,280cfs.  Helena is 11.2ft at 1,590cfs with water temps of 43.7. Cedar Flat is 6.9ft at 2,840cfs. Willow Creek is estimated at 6,400cfs air is 43and water at 44. Hoopa is 18.6ft at 10.4Kcfs with water temps of 46.  Flows at the mouth of the Trinity River at Klamath River are estimated to be 26.6Kcfs.

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