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Postby roon101 » Mon Mar 30, 2009 6:55 am

any one know if Fordyce is still covered in snow or not.
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Postby ATV'er » Mon Mar 30, 2009 7:49 am

still has snow. I would wait another month.
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Postby roon101 » Mon Mar 30, 2009 7:52 am

yea and do you know when the water leavle is crossble.
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Postby ATV'er » Mon Mar 30, 2009 8:15 am

You can watch it on Dreamflows.com

Right now its probable lower than the summer becasue they are filling the lake.

Look at Fordyce

http://dreamflows.com/flows-canv.php#Ca ... e_Northern
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Postby Kendo » Mon Mar 30, 2009 10:55 am

The only problem with the Fordyce gauge is that it's just below the dam, it cannot account for snow runoff. Generally speaking though, if they aren't releasing triple digit numbers, it's crossable after the snow is gone.

Looking at the way the Yuba was flowing this weekend, I'm sure Fordyce is moving pretty well.
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Postby Ken » Mon Mar 30, 2009 1:31 pm

Kendo wrote:The only problem with the Fordyce gauge is that it's just below the dam, it cannot account for snow runoff. Generally speaking though, if they aren't releasing triple digit numbers, it's crossable after the snow is gone.

Looking at the way the Yuba was flowing this weekend, I'm sure Fordyce is moving pretty well.
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1) Fordyce was RAGING...I wouldn't have driven a MOG across.

2) The ROAD was 1 foot deep in water coming down the hill to the first water crossing. Ask Jack...it was a trip. There were waterfalls everywhere...water on the road...all headed down to the river...and that was one spot.

The best time for ATV's on the Fordyce is late summer/fall...though there can be a SMALL window in May/June while they fill up the lake and snow is mainly gone.
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Postby Chadd » Tue Mar 31, 2009 12:16 pm

I was up there on Sunday on Snowmobiles and looking down at Fordyce it won't be long it was all blue and another week or so there will be open water.
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