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River Name is the name of the river and the section.
= Notify immediately if running.
= Email notify if running.
= You are in the River Network.
Class of the river gives an approximate difficulty. See the safety section of this website for more
information on rapids and ratings.
Level gives the most updated gauge tied to a river. See the notes and comments for how to
interpret the reading. Readings may be delayed, come from bad sources, or have other miscalculations.
Additional detail on a gauge can be ascertained by a simple click to the level. Metrics for a given level are:
CFS, Stage (ft), in/hr for rain, and r.c. meaning no direct flow, but 0.0-1.0 is boatable.
The astrix (*) indicates a comment on the flow, plus (+) indicates a good flow,
tilde (~) indicates that this is a stand-in for the real flo