Nisqually River (WA) - Mar 26, 2017
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Even though the weather forecast wasn't good, Jim convinced me it was time to finally do some spring boating. Thankfully the rain ceased during the rigging process
Verification photo. Thanks Jim2
On the water at 11:57am. Rt. 507 bridge in McKenna
Jim tests his new head cam. Compressed WMV slice2
Lunch stop at the Weeping Wall. Eating lunch under the trees, trying to minimze the rain exposure
Lots of water today
Lower part of the Weeping Wall
Below the only Class III rapid. Quite lively at this level (2980 CFS). Last year was 2060 CFS, 2014 was 3220 CFS
Yelm hydroproject. A 9 mile long canal takes water from the Nisqually above McKenna. Today's diversion was 798 CFS. Takeout just downstream. 2:35pm
USGS Flow at 03/26/2017 12:00 PDT 2,980 CFS 3.87'
- U.O.N., Olympus Stylus 770SW Digital Photography by William F. Smith (7.1 MP, 3072x2304 HQ, 3X optical 38-114mm)
- Olympus Stylus 725SW Digital Photography by Jim McCool (7.1 MP, 3X optical 38-114mm)