Salt River Outlook

Precipitation for the month of February was 75% of median over the Verde River Basin and 30% of median over the headwaters of the Salt River. The water year precipitation increased from 5% of median on February 1 to 20% of median on March 1 due to this relatively wet month.

March-May streamflow forecasts for the Salt River are as follows:

Verde River: Much Below Median

Tonto Creek: Much Below Median

Salt River: Much Below Median

Water Supply Outlook for the Lower Colorado - March, 2000
Colorado Basin River Forecast Center (
Last Modified: Friday, 03-Mar-2000 14:47:35 MST