Gauge Description:

Look for the dam releases. Any release is good to go. River maybe be too low for reasonable paddling if they are not releasing. Most releases are M-F in the afternoon during peak power generation.

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
SMITH RIVER AT BASSETT, VA
usgs-02072500 300 - 800 cfs II 01h29m 464 cfs (running)
gauge class Probably good to go.

gauge graph
RangeWater LevelDifficultyComment
0 - 300 cfs extremely Low-barely Low II gauge is important or has warning Probably too low.
300 - 800 cfs barely runnable-high runnable II gauge is important or has warning Probably good to go.

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