Water Supply Outlook Summary

Although a very dry and warm March reduced the snowpack percent of average 10-80 percent over the eastern Great Basin, a large snowpack still exists in northern areas with April 1 values 90-180 percent of average. In southern areas low and mid elevation snow was depleted with April 1 values 50-100 percent of average. Streamflow forecasts were reduced from those issued in March with April-July volumes expected to range from 100 to 180 percent of the 1961-1990 average in the north and 60-110 percent of average in the south.

April-July Volume Forecasts

Water Supply Outlook for the Eastern Great Basin - March, 1997
Colorado Basin River Forecast Center (http://www.cbrfc.gov)
Last Modified: Wednesday, 09-Apr-1997 18:06:05 UTC