Salt River Outlook

Another month of much below median precipitation and above normal temperature contributed to declining snow water equivalent values and much below median observed streamflows. Forecast runoff volumes dropped from 30% of median to 15% of median.

The March - May streamflow forecast is 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, 1999
Colorado Basin River Forecast Center (
Last Modified: Thursday, 04-Mar-1999 17:05:46 UTC