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FILTER PLANT

Cache La Poudre River - colorado
Updated Aug. 21, 2019, 9 a.m.
Class
II to III+
Moderate
Length
None
Miles
Gradient
None
Feet / Mile
Status TOO LOW
Streamflow 102 cfs
Average 500 cfs
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Current Weather 97° Hot
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Filter Plant is THE beginner run in Northern Colorado. Weather on the river today will be mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. light and variable wind becoming south southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. winds could gust as high as 16 mph.

This run is accessible from 2 public boat access points along the Cache La Poudre River.

Season Begins: January & Ends: January



Streamflow Conditions

The Filter Plant is currently TOO LOW to be paddled and you could find yourself bottoming out on rocks. Paddlers are advised to exercise caution with streamflow levels at 102cfs, about -82% below the average runnable rate of 500cfs. Streamflow levels and subsequent run conditions for Filter Plant are sourced from the USGS streamflow gage located at Cache La Poudre Riv Ab Boxelder Crk Nr Timnath, Co.


Our recommended river levels for paddling this section of the Cache La Poudre River are between a bare minimum of 350cfs and a high of 2000cfs. Paddlers can expect to come across 1 class II to III+ obstacles as they float down this mile stretch of the Cache La Poudre River.

Whitewater Rapids

Obstacle Class Elevation
Mad Dog Class II to III 5283.15 Feet


Weather Overview: 97° Today, Hot

Over the course of the next 5 days, weather conditions on the river are expected to range between A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming east southeast 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. to mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. light and variable wind becoming south southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. winds could gust as high as 16 mph. It doesn't look like there's any substantial snow forecasted this week with air temperatures ranging between 85° - 97°



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