Big Sur River at 10′ and rising

5:30 pm – flow is now the second highest recorded, only behind the one in 1978.

Here is an interesting comparison of the state of the river from noon until 4:30. PHoto by Jeff Mallory


4:15 pm scanner reports log jam just broke free and debris flowing down river. Per Nadine Clark and Brendon Shave.

It looks like the river just past its high water mark from January 4.

10+ Feet and rising fast.

~ by bigsurkate on January 8, 2017.

4 Responses to “Big Sur River at 10′ and rising”

  1. At 4 p.m. the river was at 11.26 feet, increasing three feet since 12:30.


  2. And Tim, the log jam just broke free.



  3. The rivers’ risings will be good for the Steelhead! 🙂


  4. Yea, and the discharge is around 7000 cubic feet per second!!


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