Lake Tahoe in California is currently over 1-foot above its natural rim! In fact, the lake is 1.03-feet above its natural rim. This means that the Truckee river is experiencing a decent flow for the first time in over a year and a half.
The last time the Truckee river had any appreciable flow from Lake Tahoe was in October 2014.
CURRENT LAKE TAHOE STATS:
- Natural rim: 6,223′
- Current water level: 6.224.03′
- Breached natural rim for first time this year: April 10th, 2016
- Current Truckee river flow at Lake Tahoe outlet: 71 cubic feet per second (up from 19cfs on 5/3/16)