Gauge Description:

 
Dreamflows information
 
McCloud - At Shasta Lake
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CDEC reports information for the McCloud river at Shasta Lake , including hourly flow data and water temperature.    
CDEC shows Flows in McCloud River below McCloud Dam. and  temperature and precipitation at McCloud Dam  provided by PG&E.

Historical flow data is available for several gauge sites along the river.
USGS Gauge # 11367760, below the dam.
USGS Gauge # 11367800, at Ah-Di-Nah.
USGS Gauge # 11368000, about 2 miles above Shasta Reservoir.   Same as CDEC gauge. 

 

Water is diverted out of McCloud reservoir through a long tunnel to Iron Canyon reservoir, then through another tunnel to James P Black Powerhouse on the Pit River.   The maximum diversion appears to be around 1,600 cfs during spring runnoff season. 
Pit and McCloud River Basins
pdf.  USGS schematic diagram of gauges, dams and diversions

USGS gauge # 11367720, McCloud-Iron Canyon diversion tunnel, historical flow records. 

 

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
R AT AH-DI-NA
cdec-MCA 400 - 1600 cfs III-IV 02h25m 348 cfs (too low)

gauge graph
RangeWater LevelDifficultyComment
400 -1600 cfs barely runnable-high runnable III-IV gauge is important or has warning This range is a very rough guess.
McCloud Below McCloud Dam
dream-158 400 - 1600 cfs III-IV 01h25m 286 cfs (too low)

gauge graph
RangeWater LevelDifficultyComment
400 -1600 cfs barely runnable-high runnable III-IV gauge is important or has warning
RIVER ABOVE SHASTA LAKE
cdec-MSS 800 - 2400 cfs III-IV 02h55m 1204 cfs (running)
gauge class This range is a rough guess.

gauge graph
RangeWater LevelDifficultyComment
800 -2400 cfs barely runnable-high runnable III-IV gauge is important or has warning This range is a rough guess.

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
8y66d20h34m @McCloud McCloud Reservoir to Lake Shasta [CA] Rafting the Lower McCloud n/a Dave Steindorf
8y66d20h38m @McCloud McCloud Reservoir to Lake Shasta [CA] In the Meat of Tuna Falls n/a Dave Steindorf
8y66d20h41m @McCloud McCloud Reservoir to Lake Shasta [CA] McCloud Swim Club n/a Dave Steindorf
8y207d08h33m @McCloud McCloud Reservoir to Lake Shasta [CA] Close Shave n/a Dave Steindorf
8y207d08h37m @McCloud McCloud Reservoir to Lake Shasta [CA] Tuna Falls Rock n/a Dave Steindorf
> 10 years Lower McCloud [CA] Valhalla Rapid 800 cfs at Shasta Re Neil Nikirk
> 10 years Lower McCloud [CA] Under the Log 800 cfs at Shasta Re Neil Nikirk
> 10 years McCloud [CA] Tuna Creek Falls 1000 cfs Dave Steindorf
> 10 years McCloud [CA] You Should Have Listened 800 cfs Dave Steindorf
> 10 years McCloud [CA] Valhalla 800 cfs Dave Steindorf
> 10 years McCloud [CA] Raftin McCloud 800 cfs Thomas O'Keefe