Water conditions as of 7:00 AM Tuesday, September 27, 2016. Please be aware that water conditions can change drastically at any time depending upon weather and dam operations.
Coeur d'Alene Lake
The elevation of Coeur d'Alene Lake this morning is 2126.90, which is about 1 foot 1 inch below maximum summer level. We expect the elevation of Coeur d'Alene Lake to continue to slowly decrease as we perform our slow Fall drawdown of the lake. By the end of October we expect the lake to be near 2125.50 or about 2 1/2 feet down from maximum summer level.
Spokane River between Coeur d'Alene Lake and the Post Falls Bridge
The following information is concerning water levels between Coeur d'Alene Lake and the Post Falls bridge. The present water level at the bridge is 2126.68 We expect the elevation of the river above the dam to continue to decrease over the next few weeks.
Spokane River below Post Falls
The flow in the Spokane River below Post Falls today is about 1230 cfs. The flow in the Spokane River at Spokane today is 1370 cfs. We expect the flow in the Spokane river below Post Falls to remain about the same over the next week.
Lake Spokane at the Long Lake Dam
The elevation of Lake Spokane today is 1535.36 which is at normal summer level. Beginning this Saturday, October 1, we will draw down Lake Spokane by as much as three feet. The lake level may be down until the end of the year.
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