Gauge Description:

The Heisson gauge is well downstream from the run and flows in the waterfall section may be higher or lower than the gauge indicates depending on rain/melt or freezing in the headwaters.

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
EAST FORK LEWIS RIVER NEAR HEISSON, WA
usgs-14222500 600 - 2800 cfs IV 00h53m 61.5 cfs (too low)

gauge graph
RangeWater LevelDifficultyComment
600 - 800 cfs barely runnable-perfect runnable IV gauge is important or has warning
800 -1500 cfs med runnable-a bit pushy runnable IV gauge is important or has warning
1500 -2800 cfs barely runnable-high runnable IV+ gauge is important or has warning 2800 is the high water cutoff for the NW Creeking comp race on this stretch.

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