Gauge Description:

There is a gauge painted on the US 64
bridge piling. 6 inchs below 0 is about
as low as you want to go. The Rosman
USGS gauge is the combined flows of
the North Fork and the West Fork.
Depending on which stream is putting
the most flow in, 350 cfs is roughly
equal to about 0 in the US 64 gauge.

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
FRENCH BROAD RIVER AT ROSMAN, NC
usgs-03439000 350 - 1000 cfs III-IV+ 01h00m 204 cfs (too low)

gauge graph
RangeWater LevelDifficultyComment
350 -1000 cfs barely runnable-high runnable III-IV+ gauge is important or has warning

Reports give the public a chance to report on river conditions throughout the country as well as log the history of a river.

When River/Gauge Subject Level Reporter
French Broad, North Fork @Route 1326 Bridge to US Route 64 Bridge [NC] Account of 05/06/19 n/a Kevin Colburn
French Broad, North Fork [NC] Boxcar 500-600 cfs?? Marissa Ray
French Broad, North Fork [NC] blind date 5 in Ed Selle
French Broad, North Fork [NC] (RM) Sandpaper from below 10" Robert Maxwell
North Fork of French Broad [NC] Boxcar circa 1979 6 Brian and Maria Jacobson
North Fork of French Broad [NC] Water Cannon 1" above 0 Todd Corey
North Fork of French Brioad [NC] Boxcar circa 1979 6" Matt Muir
1y66d14h04m /French Broad, North Fork-Route 1326 Bridge to US Route 64 Bridge [NC] Kevin Colburn low runnable level Kevin Colburn
1y216d02h58m /French Broad, North Fork-Route 1326 Bridge to US Route 64 Bridge [NC] Submarine a good level Karl Whipp
1y216d02h59m /French Broad, North Fork-Route 1326 Bridge to US Route 64 Bridge [NC] Razorback a good level Karl Whipp
1y216d02h59m /French Broad, North Fork-Route 1326 Bridge to US Route 64 Bridge [NC] Sandpaper a good level Karl Whipp
1y216d03h00m /French Broad, North Fork-Route 1326 Bridge to US Route 64 Bridge [NC] Boxcar a good level Karl Whipp
1y216d03h00m /French Broad, North Fork-Route 1326 Bridge to US Route 64 Bridge [NC] Boxcar a good level Karl Whipp
2y363d23h37m /French Broad, North Fork-Route 1326 Bridge to US Route 64 Bridge [NC] Blind Date on N. F. of French Broad 0 cfs Dennis Huntley
6y60d20h05m /French Broad, North Fork-Route 1326 Bridge to US Route 64 Bridge [NC] Box Car 0 cfs John Dowse
6y190d22h49m /French Broad, North Fork-Route 1326 Bridge to US Route 64 Bridge [NC] Boxcar Falls n/a Brett Mayer
6y200d21h59m /French Broad, North Fork-Route 1326 Bridge to US Route 64 Bridge [NC] Dwight Boofing Bird Rock Falls 1130 cfs Dwight Nalbone
6y353d07h05m /French Broad, North Fork-Route 1326 Bridge to US Route 64 Bridge [NC] Account of 07/24/13 5 inches Karl Whipp
6y353d07h08m /French Broad, North Fork-Route 1326 Bridge to US Route 64 Bridge [NC] Account of 07/24/13 5 inches Karl Whipp
6y353d07h14m /French Broad, North Fork-Route 1326 Bridge to US Route 64 Bridge [NC] Account of 07/24/13 6 inches Karl Whipp