High water 12/9/15 w/5pm edit

We’ve had pretty constant rain for the last couple days and the Klickitat is on a rampage.  She’s about to jump over 10,000 cfs and flood stage.  We get similar flows every three or four years and it generally moves tons of debris like trees and rocks and what ever is in it’s path.  These high water events result in a river that seems cleaned up quite a bit and different once every thing settles down.  High water events can dramatically alter the usual holding water which makes it quite interesting to explore once things settle down.  The whitefish season is open so we’ll have some opportunity to check it out in the next few weeks.  Couple pics taken around mile 15 this morning.  Merry Christmas to all!

highwater12915_bhighwater12915_aLooks like discharge will peak at 11,700 cfs for now.  More rain in the near forecast so she might go higher yet.

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