Rivers and Streams

“Reach” can have slightly different meanings, depending on how it is used.
River forecasts are made by the National Weather Service River Forecast Centers and released through local Weather Service Offices.
The spelling of “gage” is part of our very rich USGS history. We use it with pride!
The largest U.S. lake west of the Mississippi River is Utah’s Great Salt Lake. The lake is about 75 miles long, and 28 miles wide, covers 1,700 square miles, but has a maximum depth of only about 35 feet.