Virgin River Outlook

April runoff was above average in the Virgin River Basin and much above average snowpacks still exist in the higher elevations. The May 1 water supply outlook for the spring of 1998 is for above average runoff volumes. Forecasts range from 115 to 130 percent of the 1961-1990 average.

The April - July streamflow forecasts for the Virgin River Basin are as follows:

Virgin River: Above Average

Water Supply Outlook for the Lower Colorado - May, 1998
Colorado Basin River Forecast Center (
Last Modified: Tuesday, 05-May-1998 21:07:29 UTC