Gore Creek in Vail going up fast
Eagle County, CO Colorado
EAGLE COUNTY, Colorado ” Some local rivers and streams are higher than normal as the time approaches when waters normally peak.
Gore Creek above Red Sandstone Creek was running at 950 cubic feet per second Monday, according to the Eagle River Water and Sanitation District.
The historical average for Gore Creek this time of year is about 680 cubic feet per second, according to the district. The Gore Creek historically peaks this week, according to district statistics.
The Eagle River near Minturn was running at 687 cubic feet per second Monday, the district reported. This year, it peaked around May 20 at 826 cubic feet per second.
The Eagle River below the Avon wastewater plant was running at 1,680 cubic feet per second Monday. That was below the historical average of about 1,900 cubic feet per second for this time of year.
This year, the Eagle River below Avon peaked at 2,050 around May 20.
Warm weather means its sludge-treatment time and it’s been a big volume spring