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365123 THE SALMON RIVER AT LIGHTHOUSE HILL
PUBLISHED ON APR 17, 2014 AT 09:00:09 - EXPIRES APR 18 11:57 PM


For the Salmon River at Brookfield Renewable Power's Lighthouse Hill Dam, Altmar, NY. The following predictions are for flows in the river just below the powerhouse unless otherwise noted.

Information about the timing of water level changes downstream of the powerhouse is included after the forecast.

Flows have now exceeded station discharge capabilities and spill gates are now in use. River activities are extremely dangerous and unwise. Do not venture into the river until flows have receded.



Until 11:57 PM Fri APR 18, 2,500 CFS

All published flows are approximate and forecasts are estimates only. Actual flows will vary and can change quickly at any time. Always be alert and wear an approved flotation device. Never go in or near the water until you know and accept the risks you are assuming by being in this area!



Any changes to this schedule are normally made by 5:00 PM Daily. One or more flow increases may occur during this forecast period. Here is about how long it will take after a flow increase at the power plant for fast rising waters and swift currents to reach the following places downstream.. ALTMAR - 30 minutes; PINEVILLE - 1 hour and 40 minutes; RT 81 - 2 hours and 50 minutes; Blackhole - 3 hours and 30 minutes.


SALMON RIVER RELEASE SCHEDULE using Excel FOR 2013
AVERAGE DAILY FLOWS using Excel FOR 2014
ADDITIONAL FLOW HISTORY AND OTHER LINKS using html FOR 2013->1998

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