Delaware River Report / Conditions October 11, 2020

Oct 11, 2020 No Comments by

The release from Cannonsville has been dropped.  The recording says the release is 300 cfs but the gauge at Stilesville shows 232 cfs.  NYC DEP is counting on releases from other dams and runoff from the rain coming to meet downstream flow targets.  The flow at Hale Eddy will drop over the next few hours.  We’ll hit 63 degrees today with wind 5 mph from the North.  A single digit wind forecast.  We should get some rain overnight with more coming tomorrow.  Tomorrow’s total should be around 1/2″.  Everything is pretty dry right now so a lot of it should soak right into the ground.  Falling water is usually good for dry fly action so the olives should come this afternoon.  Caddis are still all over the bushes and a few isonychias are around.

There is some color in the West Branch from the release.  The cloudiness will increase if they raise the release.  It happens every Fall when the reservoir begins to turn over.

Click on the gauge below for the most recent update:

West Branch at Stilesville, NY 232 cfs
50°
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 360 cfs
51°
East Branch at Harvard, NY 103 cfs 54°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 254 cfs 56°
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 962 cfs 56°
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 182 cfs 54°
Cannonsville Reservoir Release 300 cfs
West Branch at 191 Bridge N/A 55°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow) 128 cfs
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity 53.9%
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity 75%

 

 

 

 

 

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