Water Supply Outlook Summary


The forecast runoff volumes for January through May are much below median in the Salt, Gila and Little Colorado river basins. Forecasts range from 45% to 60% of median in the Salt River Basin, from 60% to 75% of median in the Gila River Basin, and from 55% to 90% of median in the Little Colorado River Basin. In the Virgin River Basin the April through July runoff volume is forecast to be much below average with forecasts ranging from 55% to 70% of average.

JANUARY - MAY VOLUME FORECASTS

*Virgin River Basin forecasts are for the April through July period and expressed in percent of average.


Water Supply Outlook for the Lower Colorado - January, 1999
Colorado Basin River Forecast Center (http://www.cbrfc.gov)
Last Modified: Thursday, 07-Jan-1999 10:46:34 MST